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During World War II, the United States of America had forty-eight states in the Contiguous United States (CONUS) plus territories Hawaii and Alaska that were not yet states. Plus overseas territory of Guam and American Samoa.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, the west coast was attacked by Japanese submarines and ships sunk offshore. During 1945 by Japanese baloon bombs launched from Japan landed in North America including the United States.

Contiguous United States (CONUS)
Pacific Region
California  located in the Pacific region of the United States.
Oregon  located in the Pacific region of the United States.
Washington State  located in the Pacific region of the United States.
Southwestern Region
Arizona  located in the southwestern region of the United States.
New Mexico  located in the southwestern region of the United States.
Western Region
Utah  located in the Western region of the United States.
South Central Region
Texas  located in the South Central of the United States.
Midwestern Region
Missouri  located the midwestern of the United States.
East South Central Region
Kentucky  located the east south central region of the United States.

(Former) Territories of United States
Hawaii (Territory of Hawaii)  island chain in the North Pacific
Alaska (Territory of Alaska)  northwest portion of North America

United States Minor Outlying Islands (Unincorporated Unorganized Territory)
Midway Atoll  located in the Central Pacific, Battle of Midway
Wake Atoll  located to the north of the Marshall Islands
Johnston Atoll  located in the Central Pacific to the southwest of Hawaii
Kingman Reef  part of the Northern Line Islands in the Central Pacific
Palmya Island  part of the Northern Line Islands in the Central Pacific
Jarvis Island (Bunker)  part of the Central Line Islands in the Central Pacific
Howland Island  part of the Northern Phoenix Islands
Baker Island  part of the Northern Phoenix Islands

Unincorporated Organized Territory
Territory of Guam  southern Mariana Islands including Guam
American Samoa  eastern half of the Samoan Island Group (Samoan Islands)

Commonweaths of the United States
Commonweath Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)  Northern Mariana Islands including Saipan and Tinian.

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Last Updated
September 24, 2018

 

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