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8 Mar 1942

New Zealand
  • Warrant Officer Nobuo Fujita, flying in a submarine-based (submarine I-25) E14Y aircraft, conducted a photographic reconnaissance mission over Wellington harbor in New Zealand. ww2dbase [Nobuo Fujita | Wellington | CPC]
19 Jul 1942

New Zealand
  • An Australian cruiser squadron, sailing as US Navy Task Force 44 and under British Royal Navy Rear-Admiral Victor A. C. Crutchley's command, arrived at Wellington, New Zealand. ww2dbase [Wellington | CPC]
22 Jul 1942

New Zealand
  • US 1st Marine Division set sail from Wellington, New Zealand for Koro island, Fiji. ww2dbase [Wellington | CPC]
5 Jan 1943

New Zealand
  • Destroyer USS Shaw arrived at Wellington, New Zealand. ww2dbase [Shaw | Wellington | DS]
6 Jan 1943

New Zealand
  • Destroyer USS Shaw Wellington, New Zealand bound for Nouméa, New Caledonia. ww2dbase [Shaw | Wellington | DS]
28 Aug 1943

New Zealand Photo(s) dated 28 Aug 1943
Eleanor Roosevelt at the American Red Cross establishment at the Hotel Cecil in Wellington, New Zealand, 28-30 Aug 1943

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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