Battles World War II Battles Involving the Japan

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List of Japan battles in the World War II, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in World War II involving the Japan is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these World War II battles that involved World War II you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

Items here include everything from Invasion of Normandy to Battle of France.

This list answers the question, "What World War II battles was Japan involved in?"

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Battle of Camiguin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Battle of Camiguin Camiguin, Philippines -

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Battle of Daanbantayan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Battle of Daanbantayan Daanbantayan, Philippines -

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Battle of the Hongorai River is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands - The Battle of the Hongorai River took place during the Second World War and involved Australian, New Zealand and Japanese forces. Part of the wider Bougainville Campaign of the Pacific theatre, ...more

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Battle of Kunlun Pass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Nanning, China - The Battle of Kunlun Pass was a series of struggles between the Japanese and the Chinese in contention for Kunlun Pass, a stragetically important position in Guangxi province, which the Imperial ...more

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Battle of Mabitac (1945) is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Battle of Mabitac (1945) Mabitac, Laguna, Philippines -

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Battle of Makin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Gilbert Islands, Kiribati - The Battle of Makin was an engagement of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought from 20 to 23 November 1943, on Makin Atoll in the Gilbert Islands.

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Battle of Marinduque is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Battle of Marinduque Marinduque, Philippines -

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Battle of Masbate is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Battle of Masbate Masbate, Philippines -

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Battle of Mindanao is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Mindanao, Philippines - The Battle of Mindanao was fought by United States forces and allied Filipino guerrillas against the Japanese from 10 March - 15 August 1945 at Mindanao island in the Philippine Archipelago, in ...more

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Battle of Pearl Ridge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands - The Battle of Pearl Ridge was a battle of the Second World War fought between Australian and Japanese forces on Bougainville Island. Part of the wider Bougainville Campaign, the battle took ...more

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Battle of Porton Plantation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands - The Battle of Porton Plantation took place at Porton Plantation, near the village of Soraken on Bougainville Island, in the Solomon Islands archipelago during World War II. Involving forces from ...more

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Battle of Ratsua is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands - The Battle of Ratsua occurred during the Second World War and involved Australian and Japanese forces. Part of the wider Bougainville Campaign of the Pacific theatre, the battle took place in ...more

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Battle of South Henan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Henan, China - The Battle of South Henan, was one of the 22 major engagements between the National Revolutionary Army and Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. This battle was the first ...more

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Battle of South Shanxi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Shanxi, China - The Battle of South Shanxi, also known as the Battle of Jinnan and Zhongtiao Mountains Campaign by the Chinese and as the Chungyuan Operation by the Japanese, was one of the 22 major engagements ...more

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Battle of Suixian-Zaoyang is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Zaoyang, China - The Battle of Suixian–Zaoyang, also known as the Battle of Suizao was one of the 22 major engagements between the National Revolutionary Army and Imperial Japanese Army during the Second ...more

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Battle of the Babuyan Islands is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Battle of the Babuyan Islands Babuyan Islands -

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Battle of Tsimba Ridge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands - The Battle of Tsimba Ridge was a battle of the Second World War involving Australian and Japanese forces. Part of the wider Bougainville Campaign of the Pacific theatre, the battle occurred in ...more

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Battle of West Hubei is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Hubei, China - The Battle of West Hubei, was one of the 22 major engagements between the National Revolutionary Army and Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. It was also one of the four ...more

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Battle of Yenangyaung is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Yenangyaung, Myanmar - The Battle of Yenangyaung was fought in Burma, now Myanmar, during the Burma Campaign in World War II. The battle of Yenaungyaung was fought in the vicinity of Yenangyaung and its oil fields.

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Invasion of Palawan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Palawan, Philippines - The Invasion of Palawan was fought by U.S. liberation forces against the Japanese from 28 February - 22 April 1945, in a series of actions officially designated as Operations Victor I and II, ...more

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Invasion of Sarangani is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Invasion of Sarangani Sarangani -

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Marshalls–Gilberts raids is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Gilbert Islands, Kiribati - The Marshalls–Gilberts raids were tactical airstrikes and naval artillery attacks by United States Navy aircraft carrier and other warship forces against Imperial Japanese Navy garrisons in the ...more

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Operation Zipper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Operation Zipper British Malaya - During World War II, Operation Zipper was a British plan to capture either Port Swettenham or Port Dickson, Malaya as staging areas for the recapture of Singapore. However, due to the end of the ...more

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Raid at Los Baños is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Los Baños, Philippines - The Raid at Los Baños in the Philippines, early Friday morning on 23 February 1945, was executed by a combined U.S. Army Airborne and Filipino guerrilla task force, resulting in the ...more

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Siege of Ilocos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Siege of Ilocos Ilocos Region -

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Solomon Islands campaign is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list World War II Battles Involving the Japan
Pacific Ocean - The Solomon Islands campaign was a major campaign of the Pacific War of World War II. The campaign began with Japanese landings and occupation of several areas in the British Solomon Islands and ...more