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Confidential photos and maps offer a more complete picture of the surprise attack 75 years later.
New Zealand's declaration followed the surprise attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Japan also attacked Hong Kong, the Philippines, Thailand and Malaya.
Tupaia’s chart, 1769. Fascinating in its puzzles and implications, Tupaia’s chart is also eloquent evidence of the intricacy and detail of Polynesian knowledge of the South Pacific, and a striking con
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Pacific War Britannica
To 18th-century Europeans, accustomed to bleak weather, overcrowded cities, soul-destroying work and impoverished diets, Polynesia sounded like Paradise. A benign climate, food in abundance, a life of
On 14 June 1942 the United States' 1st Marine Division landed in Wellington. This film, made the following year, describes their first day ashore through the diary of a private, Bob Hatch. After landi
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Graphic illustrating Pearl Harbour map and statistics
An overview of the war in the Pacific.