The Battle of The Coral Sea takes place in the islands off the east coast of Australia.The belligerents were the United States and the Japanese. The battle emerged after the Japanese tried to take over islands residing in the Coral Sea. Japan wanted to increase their power in the Pacific by acquiring parts of Australia but the U.S. did not accede to that idea. The Battle of The Coral Sea was the first battle to have ever been fought with out visual of the enemy on both sides. The battle was fought in the air with the help of aircraft carrier ships. Japan outnumbered the U.S. but thanks to their inability to cover their carrier ships effectively, the Japanese lost the battle.