• "Appreciate the sweep of events and the timescale involved"

    "To appreciate the sweep of events and the timescale involved, the reader is recommended to view the history of the battle as laid out over at Historyanimated"
    US Naval Institute
  • "Bird's Eye View"

    "The site provides a bird's eye view of Japanese and American military units as they hopscotch around the great chessboard of the Pacific."
    WWII Magazine
  • "Read Several Books and never get the same comprehension"

    "You could read several books and never get the same comprehension of the overall battles as with these animations."
    Armchair General Magazine
  • "One of my favorite US History resources"

    "One of my favorite US History resources.....my students absolutely loved the animations complete with their sound effects and marching visuals."
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Battle of the Coral Sea

The Battle of The Coral Sea, May 3-8, 1942

Japanese forces advanced unchecked throughout the South Pacific and Southeast Asia following Pearl Harbor. They planned a sea invasion of Port Mosby in New Guinea to provide them with a base for attacks on Australia. But an Allied fleet manages, for the first time, to halt the Japanese onslaught in The Battle of The Coral Sea. See the Flash animation for more.

The Battle Animation

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