7° 9' 0N Long 171° 11' 60E Majuro Atoll consists of 56 islands, the largest Majuro Island is at the western tip, surrounded by Majuro Lagoon.
Occupied by the Japanese. The atoll was reduced with aerial attacks during Operation Flintlock. Liberated by American forces that landed during the night of January 30/31, 1944. After the American occupation it was developed into a major American base.
American Missions Against Majuro
December 28, 1943
(7th AF) B-24's from Funafuti Atoll in the Ellice and Canton in the Phoenix, staging through Tarawa
Atoll in the Gilbert and Baker, hit Majuro.
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February 4, 2018