Palau Islands


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Noun1.Palau Islands - a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific OceanPalau Islands - a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
Palau, Republic of Palau, TT - a republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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Navy in World War II and Korean War, he was assigned to the Bayfield class attack transport and Commencement Bay escort carrier, earning several battle stars, Palau Islands, Leyte Gulf, Luzon and assault and occupation of Okinawa.
This year, availability of the 2018 Mustang will expand to six new countries, including Brazil, the Palau Islands and the Ivory Coast, with three additional markets announced later.
The US island-hopping campaign bypassed Babelthuap in the Western Pacific's Palau Islands, so the Japanese garrison there didn't die in caves, banzai charges, or mass suicides.
This paper examines the extirpation of pigs from the Palau Islands as a case study to understand why an important domesticate has such an uneven prehistoric distribution.
He served in the army during World War II, participating in the invasion of the Palau Islands and serving with the occupation forces in Japan.
Army veteran of World War II and was stationed in the Hawaiian, Marshall and Palau Islands. In 1950, he joined the Air Force and proudly served during the Korean conflict returning to civilian life in 1954.
The principal "threat" consisted of airfields and anchorages in the Palau Islands, whose "permanent neutralization" could be achieved only through amphibious assault.
Part I uses stories of the Pacific Islanders from Saipan, Yap, Tinian, Rota, Palau Islands, and Guam to give a history of the fighting on these islands.
As the Japanese empire was crumbling, its captains, corporals, and privates made their last stand in the Palau Islands, on "bloody Pelilieu." Most went to certain death in a vain effort to deter the American invasion of the Philippines.
17 Kyodo Japan will construct a global center for research and protection of coral reefs on the Palau Islands in the western Pacific as part of its grant-in-aid projects, government sources said Wednesday.