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    Lae Atoll  Marshall Islands

Location
Lae Atoll is located in the Ralik Chain in the center of the Marshall Islands. Located roughly 225 miles west of Wotje Atoll.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Lae Atoll had a population of 77 native people and reported Japanese used Lae Atoll as a stopover point between Kwajalein and Japan.  As late as February 1944, two Japanese motor boats visited the island.  On March 13, 1944 U. S. Marines landed at this location but found no opposition or anything of importance.

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Last Updated
June 15, 2019

 

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