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Location
Island chain that includes Tahiti and Bora Bora. Also, the Marquesas Islands, Austral Archipelago and Gambier Archipelago. Prewar and during the Pacific War known as the Society Islands orSociety Island Group. Today, French Polynesia.

Tahiti Island
Largest island in the Society Island Group.

Bora Bora Island
Small island group to the north-west of Tahiti, part of the leeward group of the Society Islands. Known to natives as "Pora Pora".

Motu Mute Island
Small island to the north of Bora Bora, with a wartime Airfield.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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