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Dec 02, 1941

London announced the formation of a new and expanded Eastern FLeet. Britain in the past had maintained a cruiser squadron, but its naval presence in Asia would now be led by more powerful men-of-war. The battleship Prince of Wales and the battle cruiser Repulse arrived in Singapore on this date. This announced action indicated the concern of Britain as it viewed Japan's southward penetration.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  World War II Almanac (1931-1945)

Date Added: 2010-12-02

Tags: HMS Prince of Wales, HMS Repulse

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