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Why the Battle of the Coral Sea Was Unique in Naval History

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Why the Battle of the Coral Sea Was Unique in Naval History

Short | 02:10

The Battle of the Coral Sea represented a new chapter in the history of naval warfare: for one, the fight was led by aircrafts, with neither the U.S. or Japanese navies ever coming in contact.

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Six months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the shockwaves of war have flooded into every corner of the Pacific, from Alaska to parts of China to New Guinea. U.S. soldiers head into unfamiliar worlds thousands of miles from home, encountering steamy island jungles, bitter arctic cold, and an unrelenting enemy. Through rare personal films and color combat footage, witness early Allied victories--in the Coral Sea, Guadalcanal, and at Midway--that turned the tide of the war.

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