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“A TBD Devastator flies over Wake Island after bombing it on February 24…

Wake Island Raid, 24 February Douglas Torpedo Bomber from USS Enterprise (CV files over Wake during the raid. Note fires on the island in the bottom center.

Wake Island - I've been here already, and it is as beautiful as it looks.  I, and several others, played a small part in a documentary for the History Channel.

FlightAware Aviation Photos: , Wake Island AAF in Mid-Pacific region. I lived/worked here inair at PWAK

Secret Bases - The Mystery of Wake Island

Secret Bases - The Mystery of Wake Island

Wake Island Embodies Reality of America as Pacific Power

Wake Island Embodies Reality of America as Pacific Power

Wake Island | History & Facts | Britannica.com

Wake Island | History & Facts | Britannica.com

24 Dec 41: After fifteen days of valiant fighting, US forces and civilian contractors defending Wake Island are finally forced to surrender to the attacking Japanese. #WWII

24 Dec After fifteen days of valiant fighting, US forces and civilian contractors defending Wake Island are finally forced to surrender to the attacking Japanese. - Pin it by GUSTAVO BUESO-JACQUIER

Wake Island Airfield - Wikipedia

Wake Island Airfield - Wikipedia

Battle of Wake Island 75th anniversary: honoring the sacrifice of the Wake Defenders > Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson > News Articles

Battle of Wake Island 75th anniversary: honoring the sacrifice of the Wake Defenders > Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson > News Articles

Wake Island air - Micronesia

Aerial overview of the Wake Island atoll, part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. Wake Island was devastated by 185 mile per hour winds and a storm surge caused by Super- Typhoon ' Loke ' in August of

Wake Island - Wikipedia

Wake Island - Wikipedia

WHO-Tube: Wake Island: The Alamo of the Pacific - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/whotube-2/tube-wake-island-alamo-pacific.html

Wrecked Grumman "Wildcat" fighters of Marine Fighting Squadron 211 photographed at the Wake airstrip sometime after the Japanese captured the island on 23 December

The story is that the commander of the Japanese garrison ordered  the execution of 98 captured Americans.  One escaped and carved "98 US PW 5-10-43" on this coral rock.  It's still there.

On Wake Island in the Japanese execute 97 captured Americans by machine gun. Only 1 man escapes the slaughter and carves US PW on large coral rock as an attempt to document the atrocity. He is later captured and beheaded. The rock is still there today.

USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD-752), an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer. On 13 June, the destroyer joined Task Group (TG) 12.4 and sailed for the western Pacific. A week later, while en route, Cunningham screened carriers launching air strikes on Japanese-held Wake Island. The group arrived at Leyte on 26 June.

USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD-752), an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer. On 13 June, the destroyer joined Task Group (TG) 12.4 and sailed for the western Pacific. A week later, while en route, Cunningham screened carriers launching air strikes on Japanese-held Wake Island. The group arrived at Leyte on 26 June.

Destroyed F4F Wildcats on Wake Island, December 1941.-During their fifteen-day defense, the garrison at Wake Island sank four Japanese warships and severely damaged a fifth. In addition, as many as 21 Japanese aircraft were downed along with a total of around 820 killed and approximately 300 wounded. American losses numbered 12 aircraft, 119 killed, and 50 wounded

A Gallant Defense: The Battle of Wake Island

Wreckage of Wildcat flown by Captain Henry T. Elrod on December 11 in the attack that sank the Japanese destroyer Kisaragi.

@lizcarterpeugh so RAD! PLUS they have a wake board pull.

Wake Island Waterpark, the largest waterpark resort on the West Coast, has water fun for all ages. Cool outdoor fun for the whole family!

National flag of the Wake Islands from http://www.flagsinformation.com/wake_island-country-flag.html

Wake Island Flag from the Flags of the World Database.