Template talk:Campaignbox Pacific 1940–1942

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It looks to me like this campaignbox could probably be elminated. Most of the battles in listed are already listed either in the Southeast Asia, Southwest Pacific, or the Pacific Ocean campaignboxes. The Battle of Australia could probably go in the Southwest Pacific box. The only one I'm not sure of is the Battle of Hong Kong. Since it was between the UK and Japan, it doesn't fit easily into the Sino-Japan campaign. And it usually isn't included in the Southeast Asia theater. Where do you think it should go? If we can find an appropriate place for it, then I thinkwe can safely take the Pacific 1941 box out of circulation. Cla68 06:39, 26 October 2006 (UTC)

I think Template:Campaignbox Pacific 1941 should be kept for three reasons. Firstly, if we are following Allied commands in our definition of campaigns/theatres, it corresponds somewhat with the short-lived American-British-Dutch-Australian Command, which preceded the three Allied supreme commands formed in mid-1942 --- the Pacific Ocean Areas (command), South West Pacific Area (command) and the South East Asia Command. Second, I also think that if we combine the Pacific 1941 items in the other two (or three) they will become too big and unwieldly. Third, "Pacific 1941" covers the period of the Japanese offensives up to and including Midway, after which the tide of war turned. Thanks, Grant65 | Talk 07:03, 26 October 2006 (UTC)
I have now created Template:Campaignbox Netherlands East Indies‎. Grant65 | Talk 10:43, 18 November 2006 (UTC)
But for some reason it's appearing as a redlink here. Hmmm. Grant65 | Talk 10:48, 18 November 2006 (UTC)