Island hoping - Leapfrogging (strategy)

Allied island-hopping campaign 1943—1945: Blue — Japanese-held territory Aug.

Navy began to draft, as early as 1897, war plans against Japan, which were eventually code-named "".

University of Sao Paulo researcher Marcio Martins holds one snake while watching another, a deadly venomous snake living only on Queimada Grande Island, Atlantic Forest, Brazil.

Shortly afterward, a British reporter on naval affairs, , publicized the prospect of a Japanese-American war in his books Seapower in the Pacific 1921 and 1925 , which detailed an island-hopping strategy.

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The island is also an important laboratory for biologists and researchers, who are granted special permission to visit the island in order to study the golden lanceheads.

In , Marcelo Duarte, a scientist with the Brazilian Butantan Institute, which studies venomous reptiles for pharmaceutical purposes, described the medical potential of the golden lancehead.

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This is the very opposite of what is termed "island hopping" which is the gradual pushing back of the enemy by direct frontal pressure with the consequent heavy casualties which will certainly be involved.
Ilha da Queimada Grande, located about 90 miles off the São Paulo coast, seems like another one of those beautiful places—at first glance.
But the golden lancehead vipers can't track the birds they bite—so instead they evolved incredibly potent and efficient venom, three to five times stronger than any mainland snake's—capable of killing most prey and melting human flesh almost instantly.

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