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Timeline Event:

Aug 24, 1942

U.S. forces sank the Japanese aircraft carrier Ryujo in the Battle of the East Solomon Islands. During this battle the "coastwatchers," volunteers that reported on Japanese ship and aircraft movement, were a key to American success. http://@ww2db.com/ship_spec.php?ship_id=A25

Theater:  Pacific Theater

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-07-31

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