The Pacific War

NameDateStart Date
Attack on Pearl Harbor7 Dec 194119411207
Invasion of the Philippine Islands7 Dec 1941 - 5 May 194219411207
Invasion of Guam8 Dec 1941 - 10 Dec 194119411208
Invasion of Malaya and Singapore8 Dec 1941 - 15 Feb 194219411208
Battle of Wake Island11 Dec 1941 - 23 Dec 194119411211
Dutch East Indies Campaign, Borneo15 Dec 1941 - 1 Apr 194219411215
Dutch East Indies Campaign, Celebes and Moluccas11 Jan 1942 - 31 Jul 194219420111
New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 1, Bismarck Islands20 Jan 1942 - 24 Jan 194219420120
Dutch East Indies Campaign, Java4 Feb 1942 - 31 Mar 194219420204
Dutch East Indies Campaign, Sumatra13 Feb 1942 - 28 Mar 194219420213
Attack on Darwin19 Feb 194219420219
New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 28 Mar 1942 - 4 Mar 194319420308
Doolittle Raid18 Apr 194219420418
Battle of Coral Sea7 May 1942 - 8 May 194219420507
Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Islands4 Jun 1942 - 7 Jun 194219420604
Guadalcanal Campaign7 Aug 1942 - 9 Feb 194319420807
Makin Island Raid17 Aug 1942 - 18 Aug 194219420817
Solomon Islands Campaign23 Aug 1942 - 25 Dec 194319420823
Aleutian Islands Campaign26 Mar 1943 - 16 Aug 194319430326
New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 330 Sep 1943 - 23 May 194519430930
Gilbert Islands Campaign13 Nov 1943 - 24 Nov 194319431113
Marshall Islands Campaign29 Jan 1944 - 21 Feb 194419440129
Attack on Truk16 Feb 1944 - 18 Feb 194419440216
Mariana Islands Campaign and the Great Turkey Shoot13 Jun 1944 - 10 Aug 194419440613
Palau Islands and Ulithi Islands Campaigns15 Sep 1944 - 1 Dec 194419440915
Battle of Morotai15 Sep 1944 - 14 Jan 194519440915
Philippines Campaign, Phase 1, the Leyte Campaign22 Oct 1944 - 21 Dec 194419441022
Philippines Campaign, Phase 212 Dec 1944 - 15 Aug 194519441212
Raid into the South China Sea10 Jan 1945 - 20 Jan 194519450110
Battle of Iwo Jima19 Feb 1945 - 26 Mar 194519450219
Bombing of Tokyo and Other Cities19 Feb 1945 - 10 Aug 194519450219
Okinawa Campaign1 Apr 1945 - 21 Jun 194519450401
Borneo Campaign11 Apr 1945 - 15 Aug 194519450411
Preparations for Invasion of Japan14 Jul 1945 - 9 Aug 194519450714
Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki6 Aug 1945 - 9 Aug 194519450806
Japan's Surrender14 Aug 1945 - 2 Sep 194519450814
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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

George Patton, 31 May 1944