Japanese pilot’s line up for inspection. In spite of American rumours, Japanese pilots were very skilled, at least during the first year of the war.
Welcome to the Asia and the Pacific Timeline!
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This timeline covers all the political and military events that occurred within the Asia and the Pacific region between the years 1939 and 1945.
 
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"A gigantic fleet... has massed in Pearl Harbor. This fleet will be utterly crushed with one blow at the very beginning of hostilities...Heaven will bear witness to the righteousness of our struggle."

Rear-Admiral Ito
Chief of Staff of the Combined Fleet
November 1941
 
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Admiral Chester Nimitz
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Chester
Nimitz
  Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
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Isoroku
Yamamoto
 
Japanese A6M Zero
World War 2 Equipment - Japanese A6M Zero
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero was a superlative fighter, being both fast and manoeuvrable. The Zero was to dominated the early air battles during the Pacific war.
 

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