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- See also changes related to Bismarck Archipelago, or pages that link to Bismarck Archipelago or to this page or whose text .
- Operation CARTWHEEL : 1943-1944 air campaign, by the U.S., against a Japanese base at Rabaul in the Bismarck Archipelago in World War II, to neutralize it without the need for amphibious warfare (i.e., island hopping)
- Operation HAILSTONE : February 1944 raid on the Japanese base at Truk (now Chuuk in the Federated States of Melanesia), destroying a major fleet base by air and sea attack, but no landing or attempt to capture; an example of island hopping