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  • n. an arm of the South Pacific to the southwest of the Bismarck Archipelago
  • n. a naval battle in World War II; Allied land-based bombers destroyed a Japanese convoy in the Bismarck Sea in March 1943


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  • Grant Jones is telling the story of the Battle of the Bismarck Sea.

    Sunday Protest Blogging: 1981

  • And with that, the Ku-band signal went racing upward through the atmosphere to the satellite hovering 22,800 miles directly over the Admiralty Islands in the Bismarck Sea.

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • Originally a center for research into and treatment of tropical diseases, over the years it had been expanded and modified to serve the needs of a wide area, including and beyond the Bismarck Sea.


  • A Japanese convoy is bombed and strafed in the Bismarck Sea. - Articles related to Iran's June inflation rate falls to 9.4%

  • It is conducting the engineering phase of a sulphide-mining project in the Bismarck Sea, within the territorial waters of Papua New Guinea.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Nautilus Minerals, a small Canadian company backed by the giant mining company Anglo-American, has just received an environmental permit from the government of Papua New Guinea to conduct the world's first deep-sea mining in the vent fields of the Bismarck Sea.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • But Professor Steiner believes that success in the Bismarck Sea will provoke a "goldrush" at vent systems around the world, most of which have yet to be properly studied.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • In 1943, the World War II Battle of the Bismarck Sea began; U.S. and Australian warplanes were able to inflict heavy damage on a Japanese convoy.


  • Gordon was piloting a Navy Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat in February 1944 when he was ordered to search for downed pilots after a raid on a Japanese position along the Bismarck Sea near Papua New Guinea. Sports

  • However, until his final days, he would tell anyone who asked about the rescue mission in the Bismarck Sea that brought him national acclaim, his nephew said.


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