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National Country Symbols Of Wake Island

National Country Symbols Of Wake Island
Introduction:Wake Island
The US annexed Wake Island in 1899 for a cable station. An important air and naval base was constructed in 1940-41. In December 1941, the island was captured by the Japanese and held until the end of World War II. In subsequent years, Wake was developed as a stopover and refueling site for military and commercial aircraft transiting the Pacific. Since 1974, the island’s airstrip has been used by the US military, as well as for emergency landings. Operations on the island were suspended and all personnel evacuated in 2006 with the approach of super typhoon IOKE (category 5), but resultant damage was comparatively minor. A US Air Force repair team restored full capability to the airfield and facilities, which remains a vital strategic link in the Pacific region.

 

National Map Of Wake Island
 
National Flag Of Wake Island
 
Flag Description:
the flag of the US is used
 
National Emblem(Coat Of Arms) Of Wake Island
 
National Anthem Of Wake Island
 




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