Aboard the Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi, the pilots warm up the engines of their Zero fighters prior to launching for the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Welcome to the Pacific Naval War Timeline!
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This timeline covers all the Naval engagements that occurred in the Pacific, Philippine Sea and Indian Ocean between the years 1941 and 1945.
 
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"Our citizens can now rejoice that a momentous victory is in the making. Perhaps we will be forgiven if we claim we are about midway to our objective."

Admiral Chester Nimitz
June 1942
 
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Vice Admiral Frank Fletcher
Vice Admiral
Frank
Fletcher
  Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo
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Chuichi
Nagumo
 
American USN Wasp
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The aircraft-carrier Wasp was built in 1936 to use up the remaining 15,000 tons left after the Washington Treaty. She operated briefly in the Mediterranean in 1942 before returning to the Pacific where she was later torpedoed and sunk by the Japanese Submarine I-19.
 

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