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There were two. Admiral Chester Nimitz, based in Hawaii, commanded the Central Pacific, and also the US Pacific Fleet. Army General Douglas MacArthur, initially based in Australia after escaping from the Philippines, commanded the Southwest Pacific . There was also a China-Burma-India Theater of Operations in the war against Japan.

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