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Pacific Theater


This collection of maps portrays the Pacific Theater in World War II, the Philippines, and the route of the Bataan Death March.

Click on the map to the left for general maps of the Pacific Theater, the Philippines, and the route of the Death March.

Click below for maps of strategic movements of Allied and Japanese forces in the Pacific in World War II (from the History Department at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point):

The Far East and the Pacific, 1941: Japanese invasion of the Philippines

Allied Theater Organization, 30 March- 6 August 1942

Allied Strategic Concept, 1943

Summary of Allied Campaigns, February, 1945

Bombing of Japanese Cities

Areas Under Allied and Japanese Control, August 1945

Imperial Powers in the Far East, 1939

Plans and Forces at the Beginning of the War, December 1941

Battles of Coral Sea and Midway, 1942

Japanese Territory Seized Prior to July 1937 and Major Drives in 1937

Allied Plan for the Invasion of Japan

Symbols to USMA Maps

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