The Akagi was the flagship for the operation.
December 1941 - May 1942
The Akagi took part in attacks on Pearl Harbor, Rabaul, Dutch East Indies, Port Darwin, and Ceylon.
Battle of Midway
On June 4, 1942 aircraft from the USS Enterprise set the Akagi on fire. On June 5, 1942 sunk by the Arashi, Hagikaze, Maikaze, and Nowaki.