Task Force 1942

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Task Force 1942 Description

Task Force 1942: Surface Naval Action in the South Pacific was a PC game.

The box which contains this game says that the game was designed by MPS Labs. The box also says "1992 MicroProse Software, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED".

This game was a surface naval simulation which allowed the player to operate single ships or a task force made up of some number of ships, from the United States Navy, Royal Australian Navy and Imperial Japanese Navy. It was designed to run under PC-DOS or MS-DOS, version 5.0 or higher. The historical setting was the series of ferocious naval engagements fought around around the Solomon Islands in 1942, including the following:
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Map screen indicating Iron Bottom Sound and Henderson Field locations

Battle of Tassafaronga

Battle of Empress Augusta Bay

Naval Battle of Vella Lavella

Battle of Savo Island

Battle of Cape Esperance

First and Second Naval Battles of Guadalcanal

Battle of Kula Gulf

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