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    Darrit Island (Rita Island) Majuro Atoll Marshall Islands

Darrit Island (Rita Island) is located at the northeast of Majuro Atoll.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese, who built a 400' pier, a narrow-gauge track from the pier leading to warehouses, a seaplane ramp, and two steel buildings. At one end of a cleared area a large concrete slab had been poured for a hangar and structural steel was stacked nearby, from which a warehouse was constructed. After occupation by Americans during 1944, some of the Japanese builidings were used.

Peace Park
Donated by the Japanese, located three miles from the airport.

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018


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