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Pacific War Battlefields
Locations where naval or ground combat took place in the Pacific during World War II. List by country or territory, partial list.

Alaska (Territory of Alaska)
Attu Island  May 11-29, 1943
Kiska Island  August 15, 1943

Brunei (Sultanate of Brunei)
Brunei

Russia (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Battle of the Komandorskies (Battle of Bearing Sea)  March 26-27, 1943 USN vs. IJN
Shumshu Island (Shimushu Island)  August 18-20, 1945  Soviet Union vs. IJN / IJA
Sakhalin Island (Karafuto)  August 11, 1945 Soviet Union vs. IJN / IJA
Lake Khasan (Lake Hasan)  July 29-August 11, 1938 Soviet Union vs. IJN / IJA

Malaysian Borneo (East Malaysia)
Kuching  late December 1942 Japanese landing
Labuan Island  late December 1942 Japanese landing | July 1, 1945 Australian Army landing
Sandakan (Elopura)  January 19, 1942 Japanese landing | July 1-19, 1945 Australian Army landing

Indonesian Borneo
Battle of Balikpapan  January 22-24, 1942
Battle of Balikpapan  July 1, 1945
Tarakan  January 11, 1942 / May 1, 1945
Samarinda  March 19, 1942

Bougainville Island
Battle of Empress Augusta Bay  November 2, 1943
Battle of Cape St. George  November 25, 1943
Bonis  May 1944-September 1945 - Australian Army vs. IJN / IJA

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) North Korea

Battle of Chosin Reservoir  November 26, 1950 to December 13, 1950

Indonesia (Netherlands East Indies)
Battle of Makassar Strait (Action North of Lombok Strait, Battle of the Flores Sea, Action off Madura Strait, Battle of Bali Sea)  Feb 4, 1942
Battle of Badung Strait  February 18-19, 1942
Battle of the Java Sea
  February 27-28, 1942
Second Battle of the Java Sea (Battle of Bawean Island)  February 27, 1942
Battle of Sunda Strait  February 28, 1942 to March 1, 1942
Battle of Cape Waios  June 8, 1944

Japan
Battle of Okinawa  April 1, 1945–June 22, 1945
Battle of the East China Sea  April 7, 1945

Singapore (Republic of Singapore)
Battle of Singapore  February 8-15, 1942

Mariana Islands
Battle of the Philippine Sea (Great Marianas Turkey Shoot)  June 19-20, 1944

Midway Atoll
Battle of Midway June 4-6, 1942

Solomon Islands
Battle of Savo Island  August 8-9, 1942
Battle of the Eastern Solomons (Second Battle of the Solomon Sea)  August 24-25, 1942
Battle of Cape Esperance (Second Battle of Savo Island, Sea Battle of Savo Island)  October 11-12, 1942
Battle of Santa Cruz Islands (Battle of the South Pacific)  October 26, 1942
Naval Battle of Guadalcanal (Third Battle of the Solomon Sea)  November 12-15, 1942
Battle of Tassafaronga (Battle of Lunga Point)  November 30, 1942
Battle of Kula Gulf July 6, 1943
Battle of Kolombangara (Second Battle of Kula Gulf)  July 12-13, 1943
Naval Battle of Vella Lavella (Naval Battle off Horanui) October 6, 1943

Papua New Guinea (PNG)
Battle of the Coral Sea  May 4-8, 1942
Battle of Isurava  August 26-31, 1942
Eora Creek Withdrawal  September 1-2, 1942
Battle of Eora Creek  October 22-29, 1942
Battle of the Bismarck Sea  March 2-4, 1943
Battle of Karavia Bay  February 17-18, 1944
Battle of the Driniumor River July 9-August 4, 1944

Philippines (Republic of the Philippines)
Battle of Leyte Gulf  October 23-26, 1944
Battle of the Sibyuan Sea  October 24, 1944
Battle of Surigao Strait October 25, 1944
Battle off Samar  October 25, 1944
Batle off Cape Engano  October 25-26, 1944
Battle of Ormoc Bay  November 11, 1944–December 21, 1944



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