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1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron (Royal Navy)

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The 1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron was a formation of Royal Navy aircraft carriers assigned to the British Pacific Fleet in November 1943. [1]

12 relations: Aircraft carrier, Battle of Okinawa, British Empire, British Pacific Fleet, Clement Moody, Eastern Fleet, Kamikaze, Korean War, Philip Vian, Royal Navy, United Kingdom, United States Fifth Fleet.

Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Battle of Okinawa

The (Uchinaa ikusa), codenamed Operation Iceberg, was a major battle of the Pacific War fought on the island of Okinawa by United States Marine and Army forces against the Imperial Japanese Army.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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British Pacific Fleet

The British Pacific Fleet (BPF) was a Royal Navy formation which saw action against Japan during the Second World War.

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Clement Moody

Admiral Sir Clement Moody KCB (1891–1960) was a Royal Navy who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station.

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Eastern Fleet

The British Eastern Fleet (also known after 1944 as the East Indies Fleet and the Far East Fleet) was a fleet of the Royal Navy which existed between 1941 and 1971.

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Kamikaze

, officially, were a part of the Japanese Special Attack Units of military aviators who initiated suicide attacks for the Empire of Japan against Allied naval vessels in the closing stages of the Pacific campaign of World War II, designed to destroy warships more effectively than possible with conventional air attacks.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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Philip Vian

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Philip Louis Vian & Two Bars (15 July 1894 – 27 May 1968) was a Royal Navy officer who served in both World Wars.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States Fifth Fleet

The Fifth Fleet is a numbered fleet of the United States Navy.

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1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron, British 1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron, Rear-Admiral, 1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_Aircraft_Carrier_Squadron_(Royal_Navy)

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