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This is a 11 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on World War II - Pacific Theater - Battle of the Coral Sea. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
In the wake of their stunning victories in early 1942, the Japanese sought to extend their control by taking all of New Guinea and occupying the Solomon Islands. This would eliminate the last Allied base between Japan and Australia as well as would provide a security perimeter around Japan's recent conquests in the Dutch East Indies.
It was also hoped that the operation would draw the US Navy's carriers into battle so that they could be destroyed. To accomplish these missions, three Japanese fleets sortied from Rabaul in April 1942.
The presentation covers the following:
Japanese on the Move
Casualties & Aftermath
End of Presentation
This is one of many power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading.... World War II.