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One preferred tactic of the sharp shooters was to hide among the rigging and masts of a ship and fire on the enemy sailors from above. On March 3rd 1776, the Marines performed their first amphibious landing in New Providence Bahamas. Shortly after landing, they captured Fort Montague with no opposition, because the Bahamian forces had retreated to Fort Nassau. The next day, the Marines arrived at Fort Nassau. The British troops that occupied the fort quickly surrendered at the Marine’s arrival.
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Operation Hawaii: Yamamoto had plans on neutralizing and sinking the U.S. Fleet in Hawaii Waters, this would allow japan the time to consolidate its empire. The war would begin with a massive blow against the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Americans were unaware of the plan and they see the Japanese to be inferior to them and unsuited as soldiers and aviators. On November 26, 1941, 6:00 am, the task force sailed to pearl harbor, staying undetected. There was no sun, moon nor stars so the weather was in their favor until the morning they launched their attack, which made navigation difficult.