From the back of the game box:
Wage war for control of the South Pacific. Historically accurate forces challenge players to rewrite history. Command naval, air, and land forces to achieve victory. Control your fleet in a close-up tactical map of each skirmish. Transport armies, use air and naval bombardments, and launch amphibious assaults to capture key ports. Pound the ports with heavy bombardments to prepare for your landing. Can you master the art of Carrier Warfare?