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5 Jan 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
6 Mar 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Shortly after midnight, destroyers USS Fletcher, USS Nicholas, USS O’Bannon, and USS Radford formed a bombardment line offshore of the Japanese airstrip at Munda, New Georgia, Solomon Islands and shelled the airstrip. By daybreak, the destroyer group had entered Purvis Bay, Tulagi, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Solomon Islands Campaign | Nicholas | New Georgia, Solomon Islands | DS]
13 May 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
13 May 1944

British Western Pacific Territories
16 May 1944

British Western Pacific Territories

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