battle of the Bismarck Sea

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Noun1.battle of the Bismarck Sea - a naval battle in World War II; Allied land-based bombers destroyed a Japanese convoy in the Bismarck Sea in March 1943
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
Bismarck Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the southwest of the Bismarck Archipelago
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Particular mention should be made of his description of the aerial Battle of the Bismarck Sea.
I listened for a while and then mentioned that twelve B-25s fixed up in this manner had played a rather important part in the Battle of the Bismarck Sea and that I was remodeling sixty more B-25s right now at Townsville.
For weary US Army Air Corps brass and the airmen of the Fifth Air Force, the Battle of the Bismarck Sea on March 2-4, 1943, was a stunning and badly needed success.