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Pacific Shockwave

How Japan dominated the Pacific early in World War II, crushing the Allies. Explored are: the British battleship HMS Prince of Wales (Force Z) sunk in the South China Sea by a Japanese Type 91 aerial torpedo on December 10, 1941; the Japanese submarine I-124 (minelayer) sunk in the Timor Sea by Australian Navy depth charges on January 21, 1942; the Bombing of Darwin (Australia) by 200 Japanese Zeros on February 19, 1942; and the Australian light cruiser HMAS Perth sunk during the Battle of Sunda Strait by Japanese Type 93 "Long Lance" torpedos on March 1, 1942.

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