A section of the southwest Pacific Ocean northeast of New Guinea and northwest of New Britain. During World War II it was the site of a major naval battle (March 2-3, 1943) in which the Japanese fleet was completely destroyed.
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Battle of the Bismarck Sea — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Bismarck Sea partof=World War II, Pacific War caption=An A 20 Havoc/Bostonbomber of the 89th Squadron, 3rd Attack Group is shown at the moment that it clears a Japanese merchant ship following a… … Wikipedia