But D'Entrecasteaux, ignoring this communication-- rather uncertain, besides--directed his course towards the Admiralty Islands
, mentioned in a report of Captain Hunter's as being the place where La Perouse was wrecked.
The ship earned a Battle Star supporting the March 1944 Admiralty Islands
10, 1944, during World War II, the ammunition ship USS Mount Hood (AE-11) exploded while moored at the Manus Naval Base in the Admiralty Islands
in the South Pacific; the blast annihilated the Mount Hood and damaged nearby vessels, leaving 45 confirmed dead and 327 missing and presumed dead.
1): the Admiralty Islands
(primarily Pam and Lou Islands), western New Britain (Willaumez Peninsula and Mopir), the Banks Islands (Garua and Vanua Lava), and the D'Entrecasteaux group (Fergussou, Sanaroa, and Dobu Islands) of far eastern Papua New Guinea (Summerhayes et al.
Perhaps the most striking example of sex-biased language change however comes from a genetic study on the prehistoric encounter of expanding Polynesians with resident Melanesians in New Guinea and the neighboring Admiralty Islands
He drove us to the Admiralty Islands
which can be seen from the North End of the Island.
Lola Ramanucci-Ross, "The Hierarchy of Resort in Curative Practices: The Admiralty Islands
, Melanesia," Journal of Health and Social Behavior 10 (1969): 119: quoted by Pilch, Healing in the New Testament, 75.
A personal viewpoint of unfolding history, World War II: A Legacy of Letters chronicles Captain George's answer to President Roosevelt's desperate call for pilots, his service in the South Pacific, and his battles in New Guinea with the 7th Australian Infantry Division and the 1st Cavalry Division into the Admiralty Islands
Manus Island lagoon, north-east of New Guinea and one of the Admiralty Islands
group, was a half-way staging area where Helford and many more were anchored the first night of the ceasefire and rockets lit up the sky in celebration.
My then fiance was stationed in the South Pacific at a base in the Admiralty Islands