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Landing helicopter assault (395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

the general-purpose helicopter-carrying amphibious assault ships of the Tarawa and America classes. Their purpose is to project power and maintain presence
USS Tarawa (CV-40) (1,544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
USS Tarawa (CV/CVA/CVS-40, AVT-12) was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during and shortly after World War II for the United States Navy.
2nd Marine Division (1,902 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Division earned renown in World War II, distinguishing itself at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian, and Okinawa. The lineal forebear of the 2nd Marine Division
With the Marines at Tarawa (598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Marines at Tarawa is a 1944 short documentary film directed by Louis Hayward. It uses authentic footage taken at the Battle of Tarawa to tell the story
Education in Kiribati (911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
High School Nonouti George Eastman High School North Tarawa Immaculate Heart College South Tarawa Church of God High School Moroni High School - Also has
Gilbert Bundy (463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
anniversary of a deeply traumatic experience as a war artist in the Battle of Tarawa. Bundy was born in Centralia, Illinois. His father was a scout for an oil
List of diplomatic missions in Kiribati (210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of diplomatic missions in Kiribati. The capital, South Tarawa, hosts two high commissions and two embassies.  Cuba  Republic of China (Taiwan)
List of ambassadors of China to Kiribati (239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
驻基里巴斯共和国历任大使, [2] Team, Internet. "首頁 - Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati 駐吉里巴斯共和國大使館". www.taiwanembassy.org. Retrieved 2017-07-23
List of Guano Island claims (442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Treaty of Tarawa Carondelet Reef Oceania 5°34′S 173°51′W / 5.567°S 173.850°W / -5.567; -173.850 (Carondelet Reef) Kiribati Treaty of Tarawa Clipperton
Dance in Kiribati (755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the introductory song and dance; the kamei with a dance leader, the wan tarawa and the kabuakaka; and a bino song and dance complete with accompanying
Wasp-class amphibious assault ship (1,433 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
amphibious assault ships operated by the United States Navy. Based on the Tarawa class, with modifications to operate more advanced aircraft and landing
Task Force Tarawa (952 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Task Force Tarawa (TFT) was the name given to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It was a Marine Air-Ground Task Force
Battle of Kwajalein (2,252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Marshall Islands. Employing the hard-learned lessons of the Battle of Tarawa, the United States launched a successful twin assault on the main islands
Music of Kiribati (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the introductory song and dance; the kamei with a dance leader, the wan tarawa and the kabuakaka; and a bino song and dance complete with accompanying
Music of Kiribati (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the introductory song and dance; the kamei with a dance leader, the wan tarawa and the kabuakaka; and a bino song and dance complete with accompanying
House of Assembly (Kiribati) (794 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
July 1979, in a Westminster system, its seat has been at Ambo in South Tarawa since October 2000. From 1979 to 2000, it was at Bairiki, where the House
Cabinet of Kiribati (1,381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
General from the Cabinet. All ministries but one are headquartered in South Tarawa, from Betio to Bikenibeu. The Ministry of Line and Phoenix Islands Development
Project 11780 (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
derived from the Kiev-class aircraft carrier design comparable to the US Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship. The ship would have been about 25,000 tons
Landing Vehicle Tracked (6,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marine Regiment, the landing force reserve. In the amphibious assault on Tarawa in late 1943, the LVTs were first used for amphibious assault in order to
Julian C. Smith (815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
including service in Nicaragua (Navy Cross) and during World War II's Battle of Tarawa (Distinguished Service Medal). Smith was born in Elkton, Maryland, on 11
Religion in Kiribati (1,583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known as the Diocese of Tarawa. In 1978, the year before independence, it changed names and became known as the Diocese of Tarawa, Nauru and Funafuti. Nauru
Operation Argus (2,923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of task force 88 headed to the South Atlantic to perform the tests. USS Tarawa served as overall command of the operation, with her commander serving as
2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion (2,014 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tractor Battalion, 2d Light Tank Battalion and 2d Special Weapons Battalion. Tarawa marked the first time the LVT-2 Water Buffalo participated in combat operations
Thomas Benjamin Fitzpatrick (106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Tarawa. "Gale Johnson Weds Paula Fitzpatrick". The New York Times. New York City. 6 May 1956. p. 89. Dyer, George. "That Real Toughie--Tarawa". The
List of towns and villages in Kiribati (62 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Tabiteuea) Buariki (Tarawa) Bubutei Buota Eita London Makin Marenanuka Poland Paris Rawannawi Roreti Rungata Tabiauea Taboiaki Taborio (North Tarawa) Tabukiniberu
Jim G. Lucas (467 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
association with Scripps-Howard before the end of the war. At the Battle of Tarawa, he was listed as killed in action for three days. For Lucas' vivid descriptions
V Amphibious Corps (747 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
project US power. In doing this VAC was notably involved in the battles for Tarawa, Saipan, and Iwo Jima. V Amphibious Corps was commanded by General Holland
Arautauta (62 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was used in the migrations that settled New Zealand. It was piloted by Tarawa and landed near Ōhiwa. List of Māori waka "Canoes of Bay of Plenty", Te
Tarawa Climate Change Conference (464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Tarawa Climate Change Conference (TCCC), was held in the Republic of Kiribati from 9 to 10 November 2010. The purpose of the conference was to support
Sands of Iwo Jima (1,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Conway meets Allison Bromley, and marries her a day before the unit goes to Tarawa. Stryker, whose wife left him years ago and took custody of their son, drinks
1st Battalion, 2nd Marines (851 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
participated in the bloody "island hopping" campaign, fighting at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian, and Okinawa. After the war, 1/2 spent a brief period on
Ship's cat (4,051 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and was buried with full naval honours. Tarawa was a kitten rescued from a pillbox during the Battle of Tarawa by the United States Coast Guard. She was
41st Tactical Group (2,203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gilbert Islands. On 20 November, the Marines charged ashore on the beaches of Tarawa, the most strategic of the enemy held islands in the Gilberts. After 72
6th Marine Regiment (3,958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pacific Theater in World War II, most notably at the battles of Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. More recently, the regiment has seen combat
3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines (792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following World War II campaigns: Guadalcanal Tarawa Saipan Tinian Okinawa During the Battle of Tarawa, the battalion participated in the amphibious assault
1944 Pulitzer Prize (556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Filan of the Associated Press, for his photo at the Battle of Tarawa entitled "Tarawa Island". Special Citations: Byron Price, Director of the Office
Football in Kiribati (225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compete, likely due to financial constraints. In 2021 there was an additional Tarawa Champions League, won by SB Lyke It, though no representative was sent to
List of top-division football clubs in OFC countries (831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marakei Tamana Arorae Kuria Teinainano Urban Council Abemama Banaba North Tarawa Beru Tabiteuea South Butaritari Maiana Abaiang Tabiteuea North Tabuaeran
Ambo Declaration (405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ambo Declaration was adopted at the Tarawa Climate Change Conference on 10 November 2010 by Australia, Brazil, China, Cuba, Fiji, Japan, Kiribati,
USS Bordelon (347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism in the Battle of Tarawa. Bordelon was laid down by the Consolidated Steel Corporation at Orange
Ambo Declaration (405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ambo Declaration was adopted at the Tarawa Climate Change Conference on 10 November 2010 by Australia, Brazil, China, Cuba, Fiji, Japan, Kiribati,
William D. Hawkins (1,396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Honor – for heroic actions and sacrifice of life during the Battle of Tarawa in World War II. Hawkins was born on April 18, 1914, in Fort Scott, Kansas
Gloriavale Christian Community (10,756 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
12 August 2023. Retrieved 7 September 2023. Tarawa 2017, pp. 12–15. Tarawa 2017, pp. 11–14, 16–17. Tarawa 2017, pp. 16–17. Black, Eleanor (26 August 2017)
Underwater Demolition Team (7,933 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
landings became paramount following the amphibious assault at the Battle of Tarawa in November 1943. Although Navy and Marine Corps planners had identified
Lilia Tarawa (1,692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lilia Tarawa is a New Zealand speaker, author, entrepreneur, and influencer. Tarawa grew up in the Gloriavale Christian Community on New Zealand's West
Alexander Bonnyman Jr. (1,678 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
important assault on a Japanese bombproof shelter during the Battle of Tarawa. Born on May 2, 1910, in Atlanta, Georgia, Bonnyman's family moved to Knoxville
Richmond K. Turner (2,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Attack Force for Makin and Southern Attack Force for Tarawa, Rear Admiral Harry W. Hill. At Tarawa: "Rear Admiral Turner, the Task Force Commander and
Kiribati Court of Appeal (290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Kiribati of 12 July 1979 (section 90). The Court sits in Betio, South Tarawa. Sometimes the superior court of Kiribati is also considered to be the High
USS President Polk (956 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pearl Harbor. On 16 November 1943 she got underway for the invasion of Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, where she unloaded her troops and cargo and then stood
2nd Marine Regiment (2,308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and recuperation. The regiment then took part in the bloody assault on Tarawa in November 1943. Commanding officer Colonel David M. Shoup, a future Commandant
USS O'Hare (649 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Commander Edward "Butch" O'Hare, Medal of Honor recipient, who was shot down at Tarawa on 27 November 1943. O'Hare was laid down at the Consolidated Steel Corporation
2d Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion (660 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tutuila in American Samoa and Guam and took part in combat operations at Tarawa Atoll and Okinawa. The battalion returned to the United States after the
USS Indiana (BB-58) (5,210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
carrier task force. She shelled Japanese positions during the Battle of Tarawa in November 1943 and the Battle of Kwajalein in February 1944. During the
Michael P. Ryan (USMC) (1,746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
He is most noted for his service as a company commander during Battle of Tarawa, where he earned the Navy Cross, the United States military's second-highest
2011 Kiribati parliamentary election (1,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Kiribati. Anote Tong from Maiana ran with Maere Tekanene from South Tarawa for the Pillars of Truth party. Tetaua Taitai from Tabiteuea North ran under
USS Doyen (APA-1) (738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on the Gilbert Islands. From 20 to 24 November she landed her troops on Tarawa and embarked casualties under attack from enemy shore batteries and torpedo
1st Battalion, 8th Marines (7,479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where it fought in numerous campaigns in the Pacific including Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. During the Cold War, it was part of Operation
Mission sui iuris of Funafuti (401 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
became the Diocese of Tarawa in 1966. The Diocese of Tarawa, Nauru and Funafuti was split on 10 September 1982 into the Diocese of Tarawa and Nauru and the
Louis Hayward (2,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commanded a photographic unit that filmed the Battle of Tarawa in the documentary With the Marines at Tarawa—winner of the 1944 Academy Award for Best Documentary
Bairiki National Stadium (142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time being.[citation needed] Association football portal Kiribati, South Tarawa, Bairiki National Stadium Archived 31 May 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved
Cuba–Oceania relations (2,152 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"strengthened their cooperation". Cuba was one of fifteen countries to attend the Tarawa Climate Change Conference in Kiribati in November 2010, and one of twelve
Merritt A. Edson (3,357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the 2nd Marine Division, which was then preparing for the invasion of Tarawa. He prepared an estimate of the situation for this operation which proved
Transport in Kiribati (372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of which 27 km are paved in South Tarawa (2001). The longest stretch of road travels from South Tarawa to North Tarawa. Ports and harbours include Banaba
Teaoraereke (148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
settlement in South Tarawa of Kiribati. It is part of a nearly continuous chain of settlements along the islands of South Tarawa, which are now linked
America-class amphibious assault ship (2,677 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was commissioned by the U.S. Navy in 2014 to replace USS Peleliu of the Tarawa class; as many as eleven will be built. The design of the America class
18th Marine Regiment (United States) (670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Marines was activated on 8 September 1942 and participated in actions at Tarawa, Saipan and Tinian. It was inactivated on 16 August 1944. On Tinian there
Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tjapaltjarri, Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, Tim Payungka Tjapangati, Charlie Tarawa Tjungurrayi and Johnny Warrangkula Tjupurrula. From early figurative works
C. T. Fernando (1,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Rosa Male." His other popular songs include "Lo Ada Ninde", "Gile Male Tarawa" and "Mariya Mawu Kuse." Fernando was born on 28 January 1921 in Uyana Road
Pierre Guichet (160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
January 1915, died 6 October 1989) was the Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Tarawa from 1961 to 1978, when Paul Mea succeeded him. He was titular bishop of
LCVP (United States) (3,174 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
used in beach landings in North Africa and at Guadalcanal, Salerno and Tarawa. The Landing Craft, Personnel (Ramp) craft later was superseded in production
AN/SPS-52 (378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brooke-class frigates, Charles F. Adams and Hatakaze-class destroyers, Tarawa and Wasp-class amphibious assault ships, Galveston, and Providence-class
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nauru (354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a seminary program. In February of 1999, the branch became part of the Tarawa Gilbert Islands district. Nauru has a single branch, the Nauru Branch. This
List of ship commissionings in 1976 (17 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ferry Chartered from Steamship Company Bore. Marketed as Finnpartner 1 December  United States Navy Tarawa Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship LHA-1
9th Parliament of Kiribati (185 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nataara North Tarawa TKP 11 Hon. Emil Shutz North Tarawa TKP 12 Hon. Boutu Bateriki North Tarawa BTK 13 Hon. Kourabi Nenem South Tarawa TKP 14 Hon. Taoaba
Abemama Airport (330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
airport is served by Air Kiribati from the international airport at South Tarawa. Abemama Airport was originally built in late 1943 by the United States
Abaiang Airport (75 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(north) and Tuarabu (south). The airport is served by Air Kiribati from South Tarawa and Marakei on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flights to both destinations
AV-8B Harrier Assault (993 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and the Indonesian army occupying East Timor. A battlegroup led by USS Tarawa is diverted from a navy exercise along with its escorts and is ordered to
William K. Jones (1,965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
becoming the youngest commander of a Marine battalion. During the Battle of Tarawa, the 1/6 under the then-Major Jones, "engaged more of the enemy in hand-to-hand
List of high commissioners of New Zealand to Kiribati (254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
diplomatic mission in Kiribati. The high commission is located in South Tarawa, Kiribati's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident high commissioner
Ministry of Information, Communications, Transport and Tourism Development (128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(MICTTD) is a government ministry of Kiribati, headquartered in Betio, South Tarawa. Babera Kirata (1979–1982) for Works and Communications Temate Ereateiti
Thomas E. Bourke (355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War II, commanded Marine artillery units at the Battle of Guadalcanal, Tarawa and Leyte. At the end of World War II, he commanded the 5th Marine Division
Temwaiku (97 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
settlement in South Tarawa in Kiribati. It is part of a nearly continuous chain of settlements along the islands of South Tarawa, which are linked by
USS LST-29 (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following operations: the Gilbert Islands operation during the battle of Tarawa in November and December 1943; the Marshall Islands operation during the
AN/SPG-60 (407 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
MK-86 GFCS on the Charles F. Adams, Spruance and Kidd-class destroyers, Tarawa-class amphibious assault ships, and the California and Virginia class cruisers
Hittite nursery and midwifery goddesses (97 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Hurrian nursery and midwifery goddesses only exist in collective. The Tarawa are the collective of Hittite midwifery goddesses. They helped to create
Norman Hatch (363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the combat footage used in the documentary film With the Marines at Tarawa. Hatch was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in nearby Gloucester
USS LST-29 (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following operations: the Gilbert Islands operation during the battle of Tarawa in November and December 1943; the Marshall Islands operation during the
Hittite nursery and midwifery goddesses (97 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Hurrian nursery and midwifery goddesses only exist in collective. The Tarawa are the collective of Hittite midwifery goddesses. They helped to create
Ministry of Internal Affairs (Kiribati) (120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Affairs (MIA) is a government ministry of Kiribati, headquartered in South Tarawa. The minister is responsible of: Local government Support services to Island
Whakatōhea (1,717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with Te Whakatōhea. One of Te Whakatōhea's earliest ancestors was chief Tarawa and his brother Tuwharanui, who had been left behind when the Te Tohorā
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (165 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a government ministry of Kiribati, headquartered in Bikenibeu, South Tarawa. It was created as Ministry of Natural Resource Development in March 1978
List of United States Navy amphibious warfare ships (9,240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
warships, but rather are operated by the Military Sealift Command. Tarawa class The Tarawa-class LHA was the first to combine the features of the well deck
Expeditionary strike group (1,689 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were named for the Tarawa-class amphibious assault ships that lead them. All ships in this class have since been decommissioned Tarawa Expeditionary Strike
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (Kiribati) (184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
karikirake) is a government ministry of Kiribati, headquartered in South Tarawa. The Minister is responsible for: Development of Fiscal and Economic Policy
10th Marine Regiment (685 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the assault on Guadalcanal and later took part in the bloody battles of Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. After the end of World War II, the 10th Marines
Maere Tekanene (470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Truth party, who was the Kiribati Member of Parliament for the South Tarawa constituency from 2011, and the Education Minister from 2012, until losing
Arorae Airport (182 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Airport, which is connected directly with the international airport at South Tarawa, but lands at Tamana too on its way from Arorae back to Tabiteuea North
Marty Christiansen (148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The following year he enlisted in the Marines. He fought in the Battle of Tarawa and was wounded. He was awarded the Purple Heart. After retiring from football
List of ship decommissionings in 1960 (25 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
decommissionings in 1960 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1960. "USS TARAWA". Hullnumber.com. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
1967 Gilbert and Ellice Islands general election (267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nation Bwenawa Gilbert Lamusse Tamana Ioteba Tamuera Uriam Tarawa Rural Ioteba Kirieta Urban Tarawa Edward Martin Reuben Uatioa Source: Pacific Islands Monthly
Grant F. Timmerman (1,283 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intensive training in Wellington, the 2nd Division made their landing on Tarawa, Gilbert Islands on November 20, 1943. However, it was two days later that
Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility (464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Powhatan Fleet Ocean Tug Stricken, final disposition pending. USS Tarawa (LHA-1) Tarawa Amphibious Assault Ship Inactive, out of commission, in reserve
List of top-division football clubs in non-FIFA countries (246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
North Tarawa F.C.  Kiribati Onotoa F.C.  Kiribati Tabiteuea North F.C.  Kiribati Tabiteuea South F.C.  Kiribati Tabuaeran F.C.  Kiribati Tarawa Urban
List of football clubs in Kiribati (38 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nonouti Tamana Tarawa Urban Council Abaiang Abemama Betio Town Council Makin Tabiteuea North Tabiteuea South Banaba Beru Kiritimati North Tarawa Onotoa Aranuka
Forensic astronomy (1,801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tide to be created. Olson took his findings, and they were presented to Tarawa survivors to offer them closure. Claude Monet created almost 2,000 paintings
USS America (LHA-6) (2,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
America, she was delivered in spring of 2014, replacing Peleliu of the Tarawa class. Her mission is to act as the flagship of an expeditionary strike
Catholic Church in Fiji (741 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which are associated countries of New Zealand Diocese of Tarawa and Nauru: It has its base at Tarawa on Kiribati island, and covers Catholics in that island
Tekarei Russell (131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony, when she was elected MP for South Tarawa (the capital city) in 1971. Re-elected in 1975, she was appointed Minister
List of tz database time zones (333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
+12:00 +12 backward Link to Pacific/Tarawa WF Pacific/Wallis Link† +12:00 +12:00 +12 backward Link to Pacific/Tarawa FM Pacific/Yap Link +10:00 +10:00 +10
Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources Development (72 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mai taari) is a government ministry of Kiribati, headquartered in South Tarawa. Taberannang Timeon (2007–2011) Tetabo Nakara (2016–2020) Ribanataake Tiwau
2009 Micronesian Championships in Athletics (425 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Quadina  Nauru 11.82m Shot Put Raobu Tarawa  Kiribati 12.88m Dougwin Franz  Palau 8.18m Discus Throw Raobu Tarawa  Kiribati 38.81m Dougwin Franz  Palau
Victor Hubinon (548 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stanley and Jean Mermoz, and a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Tarawa. When Charlier, together with a few friends like René Goscinny, created
Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources Development (72 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mai taari) is a government ministry of Kiribati, headquartered in South Tarawa. Taberannang Timeon (2007–2011) Tetabo Nakara (2016–2020) Ribanataake Tiwau
2009 Micronesian Championships in Athletics (425 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Quadina  Nauru 11.82m Shot Put Raobu Tarawa  Kiribati 12.88m Dougwin Franz  Palau 8.18m Discus Throw Raobu Tarawa  Kiribati 38.81m Dougwin Franz  Palau
AN/SPN-35 (970 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The AN/SPN-35 is a computerized automatic landing system installed on the Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship and other LHA/LHD-class warships to give control
Herbert J. Ray (2,044 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Captain of the battleship USS Maryland, which he commanded in the Battle of Tarawa, Battle of Kwajalein, Battle of Saipan and the Battle of Peleliu. In October
15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (2,009 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Taliban and Al-Qaeda fighters. On 6 January 2003, this time on board the USS Tarawa ARG, the 15th MEU (SOC) departed once again for another deployment. In mid-February
2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (United States) (447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
MEB became Task Force Tarawa, commanded by Brigadier General Richard F. Natonski, for Operation Iraqi Freedom, and, as TF Tarawa, was thus part of the
List of Nauruan records in athletics (365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Championships Apia, Samoa 400 m hurdles 67.0 (ht) A-One Temaki 18 May 1987 South Tarawa, Kiribati 3000 m steeplechase 10:59.0 Karl Teabuge 15 August 1969 South
1st Battalion, 6th Marines (3,765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
During the course of World War II the battalion fought at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. The 6th Marines landed at Guadalcanal on 4
Kinaua Biribo (198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kinaua Biribo (born 14 August 1993 in South Tarawa) is an I-Kiribati judoka. She represented her country in the middleweight tournament of the 2020 Summer
Joseph Leray (46 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Montoir-de-Bretagne) was a French clergyman and bishop for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarawa and Nauru. He was appointed bishop in 1897. He died in 1929. http://www
Snow Falling on Cedars (997 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marine Corps veteran who lost an arm fighting the Japanese at the Battle of Tarawa while watching his friends die. Torn by a sense of hatred for the Japanese
Banuera Berina (194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2003, Berina was first elected to Parliament for the district of South Tarawa and eventually rose to become the chairman of the ruling Tobwaan Kiribati
2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines (2,197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2/2 deployed and was one of three battalions spearheading the attack on Tarawa (along with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines and the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines)
Contingency Operating Site Garry Owen (434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by the Iraqi Air Force as Amarah Air Base. It was captured by Task Force Tarawa, U.S. Marine Corps during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The air base was a primary
3rd Battalion, 6th Marines (1,672 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the following World War II campaigns: Guadalcanal, Southern Solomons, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. Following the war they were relocated during
Eric M. Hammel (1,351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
LCCN 85000805. Hammel, Eric M. and John E. Lane (1985). 76 hours : the invasion of Tarawa (1st ed.). Pacifica, Calif.: Pacifica Press. ISBN 0-935553-00-2. LCCN 86152009
Culture of Kiribati (1,554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
widespread. Alcoholism is a common problem, especially on the main island of Tarawa. Domestic violence is also common. Kiribati has a history of contrived and
Ingalls Shipbuilding (1,506 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lauderdale (LPD-28) Iwo Jima class: USS Tripoli (LPH-10) USS Inchon (LPH-12) Tarawa class: USS Tarawa (LHA-1) USS Saipan (LHA-2) USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3) USS Nassau (LHA-4)
Kiribati national football team (899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
visit from ConIFA in November 2016 for the national football competition in Tarawa – Taiwan Sport Tournament – with ConIFA documenting the tournament whilst
Henry Pierson Crowe (1,623 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
foxhole! Follow me!" He commanded 2d Battalion, 8th Marines, at Tarawa and Saipan. At Tarawa, his battalion landed from the USS Heywood (APA-6) on Beach Red-3
Japanese submarine I-40 (470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marshall Islands campaign began on 20 November 1943 with the U.S. invasion of Tarawa and of Makin in the Gilbert Islands. That day, I-40 and the submarines I-19
Reuben Uatioa (372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elections to the new House of Representatives, he was elected from the Urban Tarawa constituency. Following the elections, he was elected Chief Elected Member
Tamana Airport (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
North, which is connected directly with the international airport at South Tarawa, but lands at Tamana too on its way from Arorae back to Tabiteuea North
Amphibious assault ship (1,898 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
craft were constructed for the role. The United States Navy constructed the Tarawa class of five landing helicopter assault ships, which began to enter service
Uekera (302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kiribati legend. It is said to have been planted in Buariki village in North Tarawa by Nei Tekanuea. The creation story is that spirits who lived in Te Kaintikuaba
Papeete Tahiti Temple (330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. LDS Church portal Yigo Tarawa Port Moresby Port Vila Suva Nuku'alofa Neiafu Papeete Hawaii Samoan Islands
List of temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by geographic region (211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Yigo, Guam May 22, 2022 6,861 sq ft 637.4 m2 Kiribati Tarawa Kiribati Temple edit South Tarawa, Kiribati Site announced 10,000 sq ft 930 m2 New Zealand
Galvanic (80 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Galvanization Operation Galvanic, World War II attack which included the Battle of Tarawa List of forms of electricity named after scientists This disambiguation
Wood B. Kyle (1,986 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
months with training and reorganization for upcoming combat deployment – Tarawa. The first battalion was designated regimental reserve, but casualties were
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune (4,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
numerous base housing areas were affected by the contamination, including Tarawa Terrace, Midway Park, Berkeley Manor, Paradise Point, Hadnot Point, Hospital
List of current ships of the United States Navy (3,900 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
powered roll-on/roll-off cargo ship Reserve fleet USS Peleliu (LHA-5), a Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41), a dock landing
Charles H. Schneer (1,328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
He produced a noir, The Case Against Brooklyn (1958), and a war film, Tarawa Beachhead (1958), both directed by Paul Wendkos. More popular than either
Carl Henry Jones (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assault and capture during the battle of Tarawa, he was named sub-area commander of the South Pacific based at Tarawa. Rear Admiral Jones last served as commander
USS New Mexico (BB-40) (3,462 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
participated in shore bombardments during operations at Attu and Kiska, Tarawa, the Marshall Islands, the Mariana and Palau islands, Leyte, Luzon, and
Joint assault signal company (1,431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ineffective and only served to clutter communications. After the costly Battle of Tarawa, the need for centralized command and control of air and naval fire support
2nd Combat Engineer Battalion (788 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the engineers of 18th Marines participated in Campaigns on Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian, and Okinawa. 18th Marines was redesignated 16 August 1944
List of United States Marine Corps regiments (311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Unit Name Insignia Nickname 2nd Marine Regiment Tarawa 6th Marine Regiment The Fighting Sixth 10th Marine Regiment Arm of Decision
2nd Battalion, 6th Marines (1,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guadalcanal on January 1, 1943. The 2/6 also took part in the Battle of Tarawa, beginning on November 21, 1943, the battle's second day. On June 15, 1944
List of ship launches in 1978 (123 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
January  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Nassau Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship For United States Navy. 27 January  United
King George V and Elaine Bernacchi School (443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
government senior high school of Kiribati, located in Bikenibeu, South Tarawa. As of 1993[update] it had almost 600 students. In 1993 it had a competitive
2nd Battalion, 8th Marines (832 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
II, the battalion participated in the Battle of Guadalcanal, Battle of Tarawa, Battle of Saipan, Battle of Tinian and the Battle of Okinawa. Following
James P. Riseley (1,311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
these tests was applied at Tarawa and later landings. He has been decorated with second Navy Presidential Unit Citation for Tarawa campaign. Riseley remained
Amphibious warfare ship (4,865 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
raid in 1942 and the landing of the 1st Battalion 6th Marines Battle of Tarawa in 1943 where the Battalion commander Major William K. Jones was nicknamed
USS Sculpin (SS-191) (2,740 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
attack Japanese forces leaving Truk to oppose the forthcoming invasion of Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands. Sculpin and two other submarines were to form a
Nuku'alofa Tonga Temple (501 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. LDS Church portal Yigo Tarawa Port Moresby Port Vila Suva Nuku'alofa Neiafu Papeete Hawaii Samoan Islands
USS Paddle (998 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gilbert and Marshall Islands to cover the Tarawa landings. She also guided, by radio, Army bombers in to raid Tarawa and attacked Nippon Maru off Eniwetok
Marine Wing Communications Squadron 28 (3,400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
IRAQI FREEDOM, MWCS-28 provided Marines for MAG-29, as part of Task Force Tarawa and ATF East. MWCS-28 also provided a 10-Marine communications detachment
Battle Cry (film) (1,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
his men are special, Huxley is frustrated when they are not ordered to Tarawa with the main invasion, but held back to clear out remaining Japanese resistance
1943 in Japan (746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lagoon November 18–25 – Battle of Piva Forks November 20–23 – Battle of Tarawa November 20–23 – Battle of Makin Sanshiro Sugata Momotarō no Umiwashi January
AN/SPQ-9 (431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
destroyers, Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, Ticonderoga-class cruisers, Tarawa-class amphibious assault ships, California-class cruisers, Virginia-class
My Japan (1,114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
belittling their military achievements up to that point: "Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Iwo Jima—you boast of them as major victories. To you, they are
List of ship launches in 1973 (112 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
December  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Tarawa Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship For United States Navy. 1 December  West
2nd Battalion, 10th Marines (574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the following World War II battles: Battle of Guadalcanal Battle of Tarawa Battle of Saipan Battle of Tinian Battle of Okinawa Occupation of Japan
Fiji Meteorological Service (604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rarotonga (NCRG), Fuamotu (NFTF), Vavau (NFTV), Faleolo (NFSA), Niue, Tarawa (NGTA), and Christmas Island (PLCH) airports. 24 hour TAF's are also issued
Gilbertese National Party (175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more than 200 participants attended to the foundation in Bairiki, South Tarawa, on 16 October 1965. The Gilbertese National Party called for faster change
Battle of Nasiriyah (2,764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Expeditionary Brigade (Task Force Tarawa) under the command of Major William Peeples. The original plan was for Task Force Tarawa to take and hold the two bridges
Eddie Albert (3,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Bronze Star with Combat "V" for his actions during the invasion of Tarawa in November 1943, when, as the coxswain of a US Navy landing craft, he rescued
Eddie Albert (3,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Bronze Star with Combat "V" for his actions during the invasion of Tarawa in November 1943, when, as the coxswain of a US Navy landing craft, he rescued
List of ship decommissionings in 1949 (51 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
escort carrier Reserve Recommissioned in 1950 30 June  United States Navy Tarawa Essex-class aircraft carrier Reserve Recommissioned in 1951 29 July  Soviet
Walter Irvine Jordan (524 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in London. He was awarded the Silver Star for actions in the Battle of Tarawa, where he was an observer for the 4th Marine Division and served as acting
USS Pensacola (CA-24) (2,996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
carriers. On 19 November, Pensacola made bombardment runs on Betio and Tarawa. She rained 600 projectiles to put coast defense guns out of action, and
3rd Battalion, 8th Marines (994 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It participated in the action at the Battle of Guadalcanal, Battle of Tarawa, Battle of Saipan, Battle of Tinian and the Battle of Okinawa. Following
Battle of Nasiriyah (2,764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Expeditionary Brigade (Task Force Tarawa) under the command of Major William Peeples. The original plan was for Task Force Tarawa to take and hold the two bridges
Melvin Alvah Traylor Jr. (622 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
As a Marine Corps officer, Mel was severely injured during the Battle of Tarawa in the Pacific theatre, where he lost one eye and suffered arm and upper
The Lost Evidence (101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
16 Guam Episode 17 Okinawa Episode 18 Leyte Gulf Episode 19 Saipan Episode 20 Guadalcanal Episode 21 Tarawa Episode 22 Iwo Jima Episode 23 Pearl Harbor
Kiribati Adaptation Program (582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
areas. Initiatives include improving water supply management in and around Tarawa; coastal management protection measures such as mangrove re-plantation and
Buariki (104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kiribati: Buariki (Tarawa), an island in northern Tarawa Atoll and site of the World War II Battle of Buariki Buariki, a village on Tarawa Buariki (Tabiteuea)
Television Kiribati (188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
broadcast "local and foreign programmes", and was accessible only in South Tarawa (the country's capital) and in the neighbouring island-town of Betio. It
Eyemo (583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
8 mm film. With the Marines at Tarawa (1944) – shot by Marine Staff Sergeant Norman Hatch during the Battle of Tarawa Day of the Fight (1951) – short
Ambo (238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operation in Conway polyhedron notation Ambo Declaration, adopted at the Tarawa Climate Change Conference in November 2010 Ambo Mineral Water or Ambo wuha
2nd Tank Battalion (755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
participated in every action of the 2nd Marine Division to include the Battle of Tarawa, Battle of Saipan and Battle of Okinawa. After a brief tour with the Japan
Christ the King Church, Arubo (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The church follows the Roman or Latin rite and is within the Diocese of Tarawa and Nauru (Dioecesis Taravanus et Naurunus) which began as an apostolic
Ira Hayes (5,403 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
company in September for continued training with the 5th division at Camp Tarawa as it trained for the invasion and capture of Iwo Jima. The 5th Marine Division
Ngāti Hine (647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
based at Ōtiria marae and Tūmatauenga meeting house in Ōtiria Ngāti Te Tārawa, based at Mōtatau marae and Manu Koroki meeting house in Mōtatau Te Kau
VFA-32 (2,993 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the swept-wing F9F-6 Cougar. VF-32 made subsequent deployments aboard USS Tarawa in 1953 and the USS Ticonderoga in 1955. In 1956, VF-32 became the first
8th Marine Regiment (1,184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Zealand, the 8th Marines spent several months refitting for the Battle of Tarawa. In 76 hours the Marines seized that island and opened the door to the Japanese
List of ship commissionings in 1977 (86 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
longest and fastest ferry in the world. 15 October  United States Navy Saipan Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship LHA-2 18 October  United States Navy Dwight
2021 in Kiribati (52 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pandemic in Kiribati 24 June – Paul Mea, Roman Catholic prelate, bishop of Tarawa and Nauru (born 1939). History of Kiribati "Bishop Paul Eusebius Mea Kaiuea
VA-12 (U.S. Navy) (814 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Panama Canal transit USS Tarawa (CV-40) Carrier Air Group Four F4U-4 Corsair 1946 August 1 1947 April 29 Western Pacific USS Tarawa Carrier Air Group Four
Imperial Japanese Navy Armor Units (161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
SNLF (served in Milne Bay) Tank Unit of Sasebo 7th SNLF (served in Betio, Tarawa) its commander: Ensign Ohtani Kwajalein Armor Unit of Sasebo 7th SNLF-(served
Maloelap Atoll (591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jang Elementary School Kaben Elementary School Ollet Elementary School Tarawa Elementary School Northern Islands High School on Wotje serves the community
List of United States Marine Corps lieutenant generals on active duty before 1960 (3,872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the ground forces at the Battle of Tarawa. Smith received his third star only after the naval commanders at Tarawa, Raymond A. Spruance and Richmond K
Suva Fiji Temple (872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
celebration held the day prior to the rededication. LDS Church portal Yigo Tarawa Port Moresby Port Vila Suva Nuku'alofa Neiafu Papeete Hawaii Samoan Islands
Yigo Guam Temple (542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for two months in 2023 after being flooded in May by Typhoon Mawar. Yigo Tarawa Port Moresby Port Vila Suva Nuku'alofa Neiafu Papeete Hawaii Samoan Islands
Suva Fiji Temple (872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
celebration held the day prior to the rededication. LDS Church portal Yigo Tarawa Port Moresby Port Vila Suva Nuku'alofa Neiafu Papeete Hawaii Samoan Islands
Harry W. Hill (admiral) (910 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Fifth Amphibious Force, and in that capacity participated in the capture of Tarawa, and later in operations against the Gilberts, Marshalls, Marianas, Iwo
Attack on Richard Nixon's motorcade (3,946 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
areas in Puerto Rico and Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The aircraft carrier USS Tarawa, along with eight destroyers and two amphibious assault ships, were ordered
Harold C. Agerholm (829 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
took part in the fighting on Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, in November 1943. After the end of hostilities on Tarawa, Agerholm went with the 2nd Marine Division
USS Bullard (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Island raid (5–6 October 1943); Rabaul strike (11 November); the invasion of Tarawa (19 November – 1 December); the occupation of Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls
Te Ihinga-a-rangi (991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the guests who came from Kāwhia for Rereahu's tangihanga (funeral) was Tū-tarawa, who was the brother of Maniapoto's mother and whose son was married to
Abete Merang (96 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was elected member of the House of Assembly, in the constituency of Urban Tarawa from 1974 to 1982. Barrie Macdonald. "Elections in Kiribati". psu.edu. Retrieved
5th Battalion, 10th Marines (770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
earning two Presidential Unit Citations for service on Guadalcanal and Tarawa, the battalion briefly switched designations to 5th Battalion, 10th Marines
Chemical Corps (5,361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
structure who advocated the use of such weapons. Following the Battle of Tarawa, during which the U.S. forces suffered more than 3,400 casualties in three
2020 Kiribati presidential election (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chief Justice John Muria at the Ministry of Justice headquarters in South Tarawa. Maamau won the election with 59% of the vote, receiving a majority in 16
Ray Danton (1,899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contract with the studio, appearing in Onionhead (1958). Danton starred in Tarawa Beachhead (1958) at Columbia, with co-star Kerwin Mathews, and his off-screen
Military history of the United States during World War II (16,304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
States and the Allies pressed on the offensive. The American landings at Tarawa on 20 November 1943, became bogged down as armor attempting to break through
Coalition of Hope (1,006 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
primary goal is Project Excelsior, a plan to utilize recently decommissioned Tarawa-class amphibious assault ships as its primary operations platforms. These
List of members of the 11th Parliament of Kiribati (93 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Abaiang Pillars of Truth Kautu Tenaua 2016 North Tarawa Tobwaan Kiribati Party Emil Urii Tuuti 2016 North Tarawa Tobwaan Kiribati Party Atarake Natara 2016
Athletics at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Men's shot put (52 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
15.63 16.01 15.13 16.01 q 13  Petros Mitsides (CYP) 15.28 15.44 15.50 15.50 14  Fakapelu Sileti (TUV) 10.96 9.71 12.62 12.62 NR  Raobu Tarawa (KIR) DNS
3rd Battalion, 10th Marines (824 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marine Force. The 5/10 participated in the following World War II Campaigns: Tarawa Saipan Tinian Okinawa The battalion was redesignated March 1, 1944, as the
Japanese submarine I-21 (1,491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
submarine, which was probably I-21, was torpedoed and sunk by TBF Avengers off Tarawa on 29 November 1943. "Imperial Submarines". Combinedfleet.com. Retrieved
2012 Oceania Athletics Championships (498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Day (AUS) 12.88m  Raobu Tarawa (KIR) 12.35m Discus Throw  Michael Day (AUS) 40.16m  Joseph Dabana (NRU) 38.99m  Raobu Tarawa (KIR) 38.03m Hammer Throw
Kerwin Mathews (1,170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
J. Cobb's son in The Garment Jungle (1957). He was promoted to star for Tarawa Beachhead (1958), a war film produced by Charles Schneer. Schneer liked
Darley Stakes (271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John 1998 Haami Mudeer Illusion 1997 Fahris Amid Albadu Proper Blue 1996 Tarawa Nijo Forest Buck 1995 Restructure Lap Of Luxury Wijara 1994 Desert Shot
Seabee (20,237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the original on 15 August 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017. "TarawaTalk – Tarawa Seabees". DiscussionApp. 20 November 2009. Archived from the original
Dave Severance (1,847 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
5th Marine Division left San Diego for Camp Tarawa, Hawaii. In January 1945, the division left Camp Tarawa, stopping for a brief liberty at Pearl Harbor
Micronesian mythology (1,085 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kiribati legend. It is said to have been planted in Buariki village in North Tarawa by Nei Tekanuea. It is the inspiration for the name of the Kiribati weekly
TFT (276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alternative band The Fabulous Thunderbirds, a blues-rock band Task Force Tarawa, the 2nd Marine Brigade during the 2003 invasion of Iraq Texans for Truth
List of films featuring the United States Marine Corps (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
communications company comes together to fight in the battles of Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan. 1955 Battle for Haditha Nick Broomfield The film is based on
PNS Badr (D-184) (580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
PNS Badr was decommissioned from service. PNS Badr steams alongside USS Tarawa, an amphibious assault ship, in the Northern Persian Gulf, participating
Honiara International Airport (326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arona, Atoifi, Auckland, Auki, Bellona, Brisbane, Fera, Gizo, Kagau, Kirakira, Marau, Munda, Nadi, Port Vila, Ramata, Seghe, Suavanao, Sydney, Tarawa
Tawara (148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mark the boundaries of a Dohyō (sumo wrestling ring) South Tarawa, capital of Kiribati Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship, operated by the United States
Essex-class aircraft carrier (6,261 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the war, beginning with raids in the central Pacific and the invasion of Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands. The ships successfully performed a number of missions
Compendium of postage stamp issuers (Gh–Gz) (762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Gibraltar Dates 1976 – 1979 Capital Tarawa Currency 100 cents = 1 dollar Refer Kiribati Dates 1911 – 1975 Capital Tarawa Currency (1911) 12 pence = 1 shilling;
Historical Advanced Squad Leader module (2,523 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
September 1944, and "A Bridge Too Far" (17–21 September 1944). Blood Reef: Tarawa (1999) depicts the landings at Betio Atoll in 1943 by United States Marines
Blockbuster (entertainment) (1,653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
advertisement in 1944 boasted that the war documentary, With the Marines at Tarawa, "hits the heart like a two ton blockbuster." Several theories have been
VFA-83 (1,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and was equipped with the F4U-4 Corsair. CVG-8 was deployed aboard USS Tarawa to the Mediterranean Sea from November 1951 to June 1952. Afterwards VF-916
List of United States Marine Corps lieutenant generals from 2000 to 2009 (4,068 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the ground forces at the Battle of Tarawa. Smith received his third star only after the naval commanders at Tarawa, Raymond A. Spruance and Richmond K
USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) (2,296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Motto ~ "Proud ... Bold ... Trustworthy." Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship America-class amphibious assault ship New
Tourism in Nauru (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft out of Brisbane, Australia, and provides an air link to Nadi, Tarawa, Majuro, Pohnpei, Palau and Brisbane. There are four accommodations in Nauru
USS Rushmore (LSD-47) (1,693 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
deployment provided numerous international training opportunities for the Tarawa Amphibious Readiness Group and the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (13th
2020 Kiribati parliamentary election (604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
21 Apr 2020 New MP, 974 votes at second round on 2293 voters (3rd) North Tarawa BKM Harry Tekaiti 48.4% 52.3% 21 Apr 2020 New MP, 1718 votes at second round
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacons (454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Georgetown India New Delhi Jamaica Kingston Kenya Nairobi Kiribati South Tarawa Lesotho Maseru Malawi Lilongwe Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Putrajaya Maldives
John P. Livadary (597 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Apache Territory (1958) Me and the Colonel (1958) The Last Hurrah (1958) Tarawa Beachhead (1958) The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) Bell, Book and Candle (1959)
Lee Farr (324 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Trackdown and M Squad. His film credits included Thundering Jets in 1958, Tarawa Beachhead in 1958, Lone Texan in 1959, and Gunfighters of Abilene in 1960
Onslow Stevens (1,396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Crashers". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. Retrieved December 30, 2021. "Tarawa Beachhead". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. Retrieved December 30, 2021. "The
Avarua (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Federated States of Micronesia5 Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands4 South Tarawa, Kiribati Yaren, Nauru (de facto) Polynesia Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands6
Special Naval Landing Forces (2,930 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
000 base personnel (mostly the 3rd Special Base Force) at the Battle of Tarawa accounted for over 3,000 U.S. Marine Corps casualties. Kure Naval Base 1st
Marshall Islands Public School System (555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jang Elementary School Kaben Elementary School Ollet Elementary School Tarawa Elementary School Mejit Island Mejit Elementary School Mili Atoll Enejet
28th Marine Regiment (United States) (1,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
California and sailed to Hilo, Hawaii, where they would eventually call Camp Tarawa home. They remained there for the next four months training for their first
Athletics at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Men's discus throw (51 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mitsides (CYP) 48.02 x 50.89 50.89 q 13  Anil Kumar (IND) 47.86 - - 47.86 14  Raobu Tarawa (KIR) 33.59 40.01 39.89 40.01 SB  Fakapelu Sileti (TUV) x x x NM
Taomati Iuta (840 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Speaker’s office than the last incumbent". In November 2010, he addressed the Tarawa Climate Change Conference to urge delegates to strive for a workable agreement
Battle of Zaoyang–Yichang (1,143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
three days of hand - to - hand fighting from blockhouse to blockhouse , Tarawa was " USMC entirely " ( a paraphrase of the ... United States. War Department
Brian E. Luther (619 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
serving in the War in Afghanistan (2001–2021), Luther commanded the USS Tarawa (LHA-1) on her final deployment. Later, he became commander of the USS George
National Board of Review Award for Best Documentary Film (283 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Flying Fortress§; Attack! The Battle for New Britain; With the Marines at Tarawa÷; Battle for the Marianas; Tunisian Victory Golden Globe Award for Best
David Smith (Florida politician) (510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
deployments to Okinawa, Japan and one WESTPAC deployment aboard the USS Tarawa (LHA-1) while attached to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 (HMM-163)
VMU-1 (1,594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
support of Task Force Tarawa. On 10 April, the squadron returned to An Numaniyah, still in direct support of Task Force Tarawa. On 25 April, the squadron
List of diplomatic missions in New Zealand (598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 Jamaica (Tokyo)  Jordan  Kazakhstan (Singapore)  Kenya  Kiribati (South Tarawa)  Kosovo  Kyrgyzstan (Tokyo)  Laos  Latvia  Lebanon  Lesotho (Kuala Lumpur)
Samuel Jaskilka (1,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War II, Jaskilka served aboard the USS Princeton and participated in the Tarawa Island raid, the Gilbert Islands Operation, the Marshall Islands Operation
Invasion (3,998 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are very common problems during invasions from the sea. At the Battle of Tarawa, Marine landing craft became hung up on a coral reef and were shelled from
Reeves AN/MSQ-1 Close Support Control Set (890 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Target" drone in 1957, Air Force MSQ-1A units were carried aboard the USS Tarawa (CVS-40) and the USS Neosho (AO-143) to track Lockheed X-17s launched during
Howard E. Greer (321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Naval career started in 1943 aboard the USS Princeton from the campaigns at Tarawa until the first attack on the Philippines. He then entered flight training
Law enforcement in Kiribati (468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Program and delivered new in 1994. The vessel is registered and stationed in Tarawa. KPS is responsible for managing the prisons in Kiribati. There are 4 prisons
List of ship decommissionings in 2005 (17 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
support ship Undergoing scrapping 28 October  United States Navy Belleau Wood Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship Sunk as a target ship in 2006 12 November
Kiribati National Olympic Committee (175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Created 2002 Recognized 2003 Continental Association ONOC Headquarters Teaoraereke, South Tarawa President Nicholas McDermott Secretary General Tenoa Betene
Project Hope (film) (100 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Churchill's Island (1941) No Award (1942) December 7th (1943) With the Marines at Tarawa (1944) Hitler Lives (1945) Seeds of Destiny (1946) First Steps (1947) Toward
Pacific Ocean theater of World War II (839 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Islands campaign 1943–44 Makin Island raid 17–18 August 1942 Battle of Tarawa 20 November 1943 Battle of Makin 20–23 November 1943 Battle of Kwajalein
Island country (1,625 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A sign on South Tarawa, Kiribati discussing the threat of sea level rise to the island, with its highest point being only three metres above sea level
1971 Gilbert and Ellice Islands general election (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tomu Sione Nui Sione Tui Kleis Nukulaelae Isa Paeniu South Tabiteuea Bureua Kamaoto Urban Tarawa Tekarei Russell Reuben Uatioa Source: PIM, PIM, PIM, PIM
Athletics at the 2014 Commonwealth Games – Men's shot put (118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
78 16.78 18 B  Sylvain Pierre Louis (MRI) 15.23 x x 15.23 19 B  Dean William (SEY) 12.89 12.21 11.81 12.89 20 A  Raobu Tarawa (KIR) x 12.08 11.25 12.08
Holland Smith (1,990 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Academy of Achievement. List of 1st Marine Division commanders Battle of Tarawa Battle of Saipan  This article incorporates public domain material from
Paradise Stakes (218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Row Right Wing Sugarfoot 1997 Nwaamis Charlotte Corday Cap Juluca 1996 Tarawa Behaviour Green Green Desert 1995 Calling Collect Airport Risk Master  
1974 Gilbert and Ellice Islands general election (341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to become the first Chief Minister was defeated by Abete Merang in Urban Tarawa. Voter turnout was around 70%. Following the elections, Naboua Ratieta was
Paul Wendkos (649 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Closed Doors (1958). Wendkos directed another for Schneer, the war movie Tarawa Beachhead (1958). He had a massive hit with the teen film Gidget (1959)
Civil Engineer Corps (2,978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
enlisted from the 7th Naval Construction Regiment when the disaster at Tarawa happened. With Kwajalein the next operation, Lt. Crist's 180 men were used
Exercise Grand Slam (990 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The main force was centered around the aircraft carriers USS Midway, USS Tarawa, HMS Theseus, and La Fayette. Also, the U.S. Marine Corps Battalion Landing
VMFA-311 (2,356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operating from two amphibious assault carriers, USS Bonhomme Richard and USS Tarawa. The squadron returned from the Persian Gulf on 24 July 2003. In early 2005
VP-142 (1,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
December 1943 – March 1944: VB-142 departed NAS Kaneohe Bay for Hawkins Field, Tarawa (designated NAB/MCAS Betio on 1 April 1944). The atoll itself had only been
Aoki, Nagano (371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Green pheasant • Fish Salvelinus Phone number 0268-49-0111 Address 111 Tarawa, Aoki-mura, Chiisagata-gun, Nagano-ken 386-1601 Website Official website
Pulitzer Prize for Photography (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska) "Homecoming" Frank Filan Associated Press "Tarawa Island" 1945 Joe Rosenthal Associated Press "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima"
You Don't Have to Die (161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Churchill's Island (1941) No Award (1942) December 7th (1943) With the Marines at Tarawa (1944) Hitler Lives (1945) Seeds of Destiny (1946) First Steps (1947) Toward
Byron De La Beckwith (2,681 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Battle of Guadalcanal and was shot in the waist during the Battle of Tarawa. He was honorably discharged in August 1945. After his return to the United
United Nations geoscheme for Oceania (301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Capital: Hagåtña  Kiribati (296) – Republic of Kiribati Capital: South Tarawa  Marshall Islands (584) – Republic of the Marshall Islands Capital: Majuro
VFA-86 (1,606 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carrier Air Group Eight and deployed to the Mediterranean Sea aboard USS Tarawa, in 1951–52. On 4 February 1953, the squadron was redesignated Fighter Squadron
President of Kiribati (249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chief Justice John Muria at the Ministry of Justice headquarters in South Tarawa. Maamau won the election with 59% of the vote, receiving a majority in 16
Patrol Squadron 4 (United States Navy) (3,958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Hawaiian Islands. On 9 January 1944 VB-144 was transferred to Hawkins Field, Tarawa, where combat patrols commenced as soon as the squadron was checked in and
James L. Jones Sr. (713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HistDiv, 1981) Joseph H. Alexander, Utmost Savagery: The Three Days of Tarawa (Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1995), 218-223. Endorsement
Landing Craft Support (1,083 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
forward deck house. Four 20 mm cannons were also mounted. The Battle of Tarawa showed a gap in Navy resources for close in support of landing troops. The
Yaren District (449 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Federated States of Micronesia5 Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands4 South Tarawa, Kiribati Yaren, Nauru (de facto) Polynesia Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands6
AN/SPS-40 (756 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Spruance-class destroyers, as well as the Virginia-class cruisers and the Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship. The SPS-40 and SPS-40A were also upgraded
Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Churchill's Island (1941) No Award (1942) December 7th (1943) With the Marines at Tarawa (1944) Hitler Lives (1945) Seeds of Destiny (1946) First Steps (1947) Toward
Postage stamps and postal history of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands (558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Colony Philatelic Bureau. Postage stamps of Gilbert & Ellice Islands. Betio, Tarawa: Philatelic Bureau, 1971 Proud, Edward B. The Postal History of the Gilbert
Judiciary of Kiribati (606 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
units of which there are currently eleven operating on the islands of South Tarawa and Kiritimati. The High Court hears more serious civil and criminal cases