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Losses of personnel and equipment forced Colonel Wilson to reorganize and form two batteries out of the remnants of the three that started for Saipan earlier in the day. Battery F was split between Batteries D and F for the rest of the bat- son's guns became available only one vehicle at a time. tle, but was reconstituted during the lull before the Tinian landingP The regimental command group, under Lieutenant The result was chaos. Equipment had to be hand lowered over the side of the transport ships into the bobbing ICVPs below.

Smith became Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific, and Major General Harry Schmidt, until then the commanding general of the 4th Marine Division, received appointment as the new Tinian lay about three and one-half miles south of Cates, later Commandant of the Marine Corps, took over the 4th Marine Division. General Schmidt's first task was to complete planning for the capture of Tinian, scheduled to begin a fortnight after the securing of Saipan. After careful study, the landing force staff recommended a plan that took full advantage of the Commanding General, VAC.

The situation on shore was desperate. Casualties were high and many units lost leaders. Enemy fire swept the entire landing area. The attack plan broke down in the face of devastating fire opened its doors and lowered the ramp. As the DUKWs paddled toward the shore, one suffered a mechanical &ilure and sank, taking a 105mm howitzer with it. The test of the small flotilla made the beach with the remaining 11 howitzers on board. They crossed Yellow Beach 2 and followed guides from the reconnaissance party to the firing positions about 50 yards east of Yellow 2.

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