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The ghost fleet of Chuuk Lagoon: World's biggest ship graveyard lies at site of WW2 battle where US crushed Japanese fleet
In the Second World War Chuuk Lagoon was Japan's main base in the South Pacific, but in 1944, American forces launched an attack and over a two day bombardment more than 60 warships ended up on the floor of the lagoon.
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THE BRITISH BATTLESHIP HMS HOWE PASSING THROUGH THE SUEZ CANAL, 14 JULY 1944. HMS HOWE, Flagship of the Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser, passing through the Suez Canal on her way to join the British Pacific Fleet. In the foreground is an Egyptian felucca.
World War 2 This war fought in Europe, North Africa and Asia started in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and ended in 1945 with the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan. It was the largest armed conflict in history.