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March 30, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
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MONDAY, 30 MARCH 1942

USN: Two U. S. commands are established in Pacific Theater with Admiral Chester W. Nimitz in Ocean Zone and General Douglas MacArthur in South Pacific.

IJN: Japanese warships enter Shortland Harbor and two platoons of Special Naval Landing Force (SNLF) occupy the Shortland Islands.



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