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Re: History Quiz #22
Posted by Bob Wiringa on 5/1/2018, 12:17 pm, in reply to "Re: History Quiz #22"
The attack on Rabaul on 5 Nov 1943 by Saratoga and Princeton, in which their aircraft damaged six Japanese cruisers, and thus prevented any further interference with the landings at Bougainville, was the answer I was looking for. But you guys have pointed out a lot of other interesting connections too.
I'm glad these quizzes are provoking some interesting discussions. I'm always amazed how fast the first response comes in after posting.
: USS Saratoga and USS Princeton (represented by
: Neptun Independence), both Neptun models.
: Attacked Rabaul (Bougainville, too I
: believe) in 1943 together as part of Task
: Force 38.
: --Previous Message--
: Identify these ships (and models) and a
: particular historical connection between
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