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Gilbert Islands

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  • n. a group of islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii; formerly part of the British colony of Gilbert and Ellice Islands until it became part of the Republic of Kiribati in 1979

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  • The I-Kiribati people settled what would become known as the Gilbert Islands between 1000 and

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  • Kiribati, the collection of coral atolls formerly known as the Gilbert Islands with a population of 96,000, announced it was opening diplomatic relations with Taiwan.

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  • The Central Pacific thrust began with landings on Tarawa and Makin in the Gilbert Islands in November 1943.

    Between War and Peace

  • No Marine will ever forget the disastrous lesson of Tarawa, a landing in the Gilbert Islands in November 1943.

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  • GovernmentCountry name: conventional long form: Republic of Kiribati conventional short form: Kiribati local long form: Republic of Kiribati local short form: Kiribati note: pronounced keer-ree-bahss former: Gilbert Islands

    Kiribati

  • Area: total: 811 sq km land: 811 sq km water: 0 sq km note: includes three island groups - Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands

    Kiribati

  • Background: The Gilbert Islands were granted self-rule by the UK in 1971 and complete independence in 1979 under the new name of Kiribati.

    Kiribati

  • Kiribaticonventional long form: Republic of Kiribati conventional short form: Kiribati local long form: Republic of Kiribati local short form: Kiribati note: pronounced keer-ree-bahss former: Gilbert Islands

    Country name

  • Kiribatitotal: 811 sq km land: 811 sq km water: 0 sq km note: includes three island groups - Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands

    Area

  • Following the victory at Midway, Allied forces were on the offensive, island-hopping westward, in a combination of naval and land operations that steadily removed ever closer to Japan—Tarawa and Makin in the Gilbert Islands, Kwajalein and Eniwetok in the Marshall Islands, Saipan and Guam in the Marianas.

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