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Admiral Chester Nimitz was commander of the American fleet in the Pacific and the western thrust that was used in the theater. General Douglas MacArthur was the army commander in the Pacific theater and lead the central thrust twords Japan in the Pacific front.

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Two general officers of World War II that were of great importance and who worked primarily in the Continental US were George C. Marshall and Leslie Groves.

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