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Categories: History of Wake Island, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, South Pacific Mandate in World War II, Battle of Wake Island, 1941 in Japan
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Battle of Wake Island  Battle of Wake  Wake Island order of battle
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In December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines WordNet 3.0
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In December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
The Battle of Wake Island began simultaneously with the attack on Pearl Harbor naval and air bases in Hawaii on the morning of 8 December 1941, and ended on 23 December, with the surrender of the American forces to the Empire of Japan. Wikipedia