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American Samoa is an Unincorporated Organized Territory of the United States of America (USA). American Samoa includes the eastern islands of the Samoa Island Group (Samoa Islands) including the main islands of Tutuila Island ((Tuituila) and Tau Island. Surrounded by the South Pacific Ocean. To the west is the International Date Line and Samoa (Western Samoa).

Wartime History
During the early months of the Pacific War, American Samoa became an U. S. staging area. On April 28, 1942 Major General Charles F. B. Price and his staff arrived at Pago Pago to take command of the islands.

Tutuila Island (Tuituila)
Located in the center of the island chain includes Pago Pago

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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