Truk

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Japanese Aircraft Carrier Zuihō - Service
... The division sailed to Truk on 1 October to support Japanese forces in the Guadalcanal Campaign and left Truk on 11 October based on the promise of the ... Together with the damaged Shōkaku, the ship withdrew from the battle and reached Truk two days later ... The ship left Kure on 17 January 1943 and sailed for Truk with a load of aircraft ...
Japanese Cruiser Kako - Service Career - Battle of The Coral Sea
... undamaged in the battle, escorted Shokaku back to Truk, Kako and Aoba continued to cover the withdrawing Port Moresby invasion convoy ... Kako returned to Kure Naval Arsenal on May 22, 1942 for repairs, and returned to Truk on June 23, and from Truk to Rekata Bay, Santa Isabel Island, where it was ...
Thirty-First Army (Japan) - History
... three sections (Northern Mariana Islands, southern Mariana Islands, and Truk) ... The 80,000 man Japanese 31st Army was initially headquartered on Truk ... After Operation Hailstone, the Japanese garrison on Truk was isolated as American forces continued their advance towards Japan by invading other Pacific islands ...
Japanese Destroyer Shiratsuyu - Operational History
... it escorted the Shōkaku and Zuikaku from Mako to Truk, from which it joined Admiral Takeo Takagi’s Strike Force at the Battle of the Coral Sea on May 7–8 ... On 14 July she was assigned back to the IJN 2nd Fleet and returned to Truk in mid-August, from which she was deployed as a high speed transport to carry troops to reoccupy Makin Atoll ... in her bow, which required emergency repairs at Rabaul, Truk, and Saipan before she should reach Sasebo on 25 February 1943 for complete repairs ...
Structure Of The Imperial Japanese Forces In The South Pacific Mandate - Truk Island Unit
... Japanese base at Truk, the pivot of the Japanese position in South Pacific Mandate ... Truk was a huge naval complex, the "Pearl Harbor of the Japanese" ...