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Sep 15, 1944

The Battle of Peleliu (codenamed Operation Stalemate II) began with Marines landing on the island. It did not come to an end until November 27. When considering the number of men involved this battle had the highest casualty rate of any battle in the Pacific War.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-09-07

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