"Island Hopping" .
Island - Hopping .
Island hopping was a strategy used by the US and its Allies as they advanced through the Pacific Theatre of Operations in World War 2. It was not used in other Theatres of War, and when the war ended with the Japanese surrender the need for that strategy ended as well.
Iwo Jima was important to the Allies' Island-Hopping strategy with it's airfields and proximity to Japan .
The strategy was that of "Island Hopping" where some islands were attacked whereas others were bypassed .
the war against Japan
The war against Japan