Bismarck Archipelago

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In the Pacific region of Melanesia, the Bismarck Archipelago comprises a large number of islands off the coast of New Guinea.

Second World War

During the Second World War, the Bismarck Archipelago Campaign comprised the battles for several island groups within the archipelago: the Admiralty Islands, New Britain, New Ireland, and some smaller islands.