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The warfare within the Pacific started with the japanese assault on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941 and ended with the atomic bombs on Hirsoshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, which ended in the hand over in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945. It used to be a conflict of serious naval battles, resembling these within the Coral Sea, at halfway, and at Leyte and of grim jungle battles, at Guadalcanal, New Guinea and Burma. This publication explores the numerous aspects of this complex clash, which reshaped the face of Asia and splintered ceaselessly ecu invincibility as a colonial strength.

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