Pacific Ocean Areas/Related Articles
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- World War II, Pacific : The part of World War II (1937-45) fought in Asia and the Pacific Ocean between Japan and the U.S., China, Britain, Australia, and other Allies.
- Chester W. Nimitz : United States Navy fleet admiral (1885-1966) who was Commander in Chief, Pacific and Pacific Ocean Areas in World War II
- Fast Carriers Pacific Fleet : A WWII U.S. Formation, designated TF34 when under United States Third Fleet command and TF58 under United States Fifth Fleet, which controlled the major component of Naval Aviation and aircraft carriers at sea; primarily commanded by Adm. Marc Mitscher; replaced the earlier aviation component of Battle Fleet
- Battleships Pacific Fleet : U.S. WWII naval command for modern battleships and cruisers used in fleet operations; designated TF34 when part of United States Third Fleet and TF54 under United States Fifth Fleet; primarily commanded by Adm. Willis Lee
- Southwest Pacific Area : Second World War theater of operations under the command of Douglas MacArthur; major components included Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, the western Solomon Islands, and the Malay Peninsula and Singapore
- Douglas MacArthur : Senior U.S. Army commander in the Second World War, head of the Occupation of Japan, holder of the highest rank and highest honor for valor in the Army, yet relieved of command for insubordination
- China-Burma-India theater : (CBI), fought in China, Burma and India, created by the U.S., Britain and China and operated 1942 to 1944 with Chiang Kai-shek as nominal Supreme Commander; in practice with an overall British military commander and a U.S. subcommander in China
- Combined Chiefs of Staff : Highest-level American-British planning and command organization of the Second World War, supported by a Joint Staff Mission in Washington