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The Battle of the Java Sea

The Battle of the Java Sea

The Battle of the Java Sea was a decisive naval battle of the Pacific campaign of the Second World War. Allied navies suffered a disastrous defeat at the hand of the Imperial Japanese Navy on 27th February, 1942 and in secondary actions over successive days.

 

Title: The Battle of the Java Sea
Record Type: Historical Events
Type: Battle
Date: 27-02-1942
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 110424