Battle off Empress Augusta Bay, during World War 2.
Papua New Guinea Date:1943, November 1 Duration:5 min 58 sec Sound:Yes
Night engagement off Empress Augusta Bay, during World War 2. Documents describing U.S. forces engaged in the battle. View of the Augusta Bay at dawn. Animation on screen shows the Guadalcanal naval battles and the attacks on Solomon Islands and Bougainville Island. A diagram depicts the movement of U.S. Navy Task Force 39 from Empress Augusta Bay to Shortland Island and diverting towards Treasury Island. Fleet of ships en route. United States B-24 Bomber in flight. Diagram shows the route of Japanese Forces and the United States Task Force 39. Fleet of Japanese ships on the way.
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