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Timeline Event:

Jun 30, 1943

General Douglas MacArthur launches Operation Cartwheel, an island hopping assault on Rabaul and several other islands in the Solomon Sea in the South Pacific.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  National Museum of the Pacific War

Date Added: 2010-06-30

Tags: Operation Cartwheel, Rabaul, Solomons, South Pacific, General MacArthur

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