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  • Over the last ten days invasion fleets for Guam, the Philippines, Thailand and Malaya had all left the Inland Sea for their jump-off points in the Bonin Islands, Pescadores and Palau Islands.

    Sealing Their Fate

  • Some, such as Ghana and Cameroon, did so quite quickly, others more slowly.39 It would take nearly fifty years before the last trust territory—the Palau Islands, which had been occupied by the Japanese before and during World War II and administered by the United States afterward—joined the UN as the 185th member.

    The Great Experiment

  • Gradually, however, a new line was drawn to encompass sea areas extending to the Mariana and Palau Islands.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Abundance, biology, and human exploitation of bats in the Palau Islands.

    Palau tropical moist forests

  • Terrestrial vertebrate fauna of the Palau Islands.

    Palau tropical moist forests

  • On September 15, Lieutenant Solberg observed Admiral Halsey sitting on his bench in Flag Plot as the Third Fleet provided protective cover for a marine landing at the Palau Islands.

    Sea of Thunder

  • Halsey was right; the Palaus had little strategic significance, and the marines ran into more than 10,000 well-dug-in Japanese on one of the Palau Islands, Peleliu.

    Sea of Thunder

  • On September 15, Lieutenant Solberg observed Admiral Halsey sitting on his bench in Flag Plot as the Third Fleet provided protective cover for a marine landing at the Palau Islands.

    Sea of Thunder

  • Halsey was right; the Palaus had little strategic significance, and the marines ran into more than 10,000 well-dug-in Japanese on one of the Palau Islands, Peleliu.

    Sea of Thunder

  • It emphasized retaking the Philippines, and, as an adjunct to the Philippines campaign, it endorsed the capture or neutralization of enemy strongholds in the Caroline and Palau Islands.

    Brotherhood of Heroes

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