Map of the Pacific theatre, 1941-1945

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Pacific map

Map showing the Second World War’s Pacific theatre of operations, 1941–1945. The dark line marks the high tide of Japanese expansion across the Pacific in July 1942.


Map from Ian McGibbon (ed.), The Oxford Companion to New Zealand military history, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 2000

How to cite this page: 'Map of the Pacific theatre, 1941-1945', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 20-Dec-2012

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