1943 is set in the pacific theater of World War II, off the coast of the Midway Atoll. Your objectives are to attack the Japanese Air Fleet that bombed the American Aircraft Carrier and pursue all Japanese Air and Sea forces... make your way to the Japanese battleship Yamato and proceed to fill it so full of lead and explosive that it sinks to the bottom of the sea. There are 16 levels in all. Eleven levels consist of an Air-to-Sea battle with a battleship or an aircraft carrier boss battle. Five levels consist of an all-aerial battle against a squadron of Japanese Bombers and a Mother Bomber.