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Bougainville Campaign (Q704785) [edit]

allied reconquest of the island of Bougainville in the South Pacific from the Japanese forces who occupied it in 1942 [edit]

Also known as:
  • Operation Cherry Blossom


Bougainville campaign (1943-45)
6°8'S, 155°18'E
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21 August 1945
1 November 1943
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