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    Tern Island French Frigate Shoals | Hawaii United States

Location
Largest island in the French Frigate Shoals.

Wartime History
Occupied by the US Navy during World War II.

Postwar
The Coast Guard operated from Tern Island for years.

Today
The island is occupied by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service only.

Tern Island Airfield
Island enlarged during the war for a single runway.

References
French Frigate Shoals

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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