Wake Island (Marshallese: Ānen Kio, lit. 'island of the kio flower'; also known as Wake Atoll) is a coral atoll in the western Pacific Ocean in the northeastern area of the Micronesia subregion, 1,501 miles (2,416 kilometers) east of Guam, 2,298 miles (3,698 kilometers) west of Honolulu, 1,991 miles (3,204 kilometers) southeast of Tokyo and 898 miles (1,445 kilometers) north of Majuro.
It’s a great day at Wake Island! Come visit our beautiful oasis of water, sun and sand. We are the largest waterpark resort on the West Coast and whether you are interested in cable (boatless) wakeboarding, our “floating” obstacle course, Ziplining, human hamster wheels, there’s something for the whole family.
Culture. Wake (ceremony), a ritual which takes place during some funeral ceremonies Wakes week, an English holiday tradition; Parish Wake, another name of the Welsh gŵyl mabsant, the fairs held on the local parish's patron saint's annual feast
Battle of Wake Island, (December 8–23, 1941), during World War II, battle for Wake Island, an atoll consisting of three coral islets (Wilkes, Peale, and Wake) in the central Pacific Ocean. During the battle a small force of U.S. Marines and civilian defenders fought elements of the Imperial Japanese Navy, which ultimately seized the island but at great cost. Located about 2,000 miles (3,200 ...
Los japoneses capturaron a los hombres restantes de la isla (en su mayor parte empleados civiles de la Morrison-Knudsen Company). La historia de estos hombres fue conmemorada en la película de 1942, Wake Island. Una condecoración militar especial, el Emblema de la Isla Wake también fue creada para honrar a quienes pelearon defendiendo la isla.
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24/05/2022 · MERCER ISLAND, Wash. — Three adult males impersonating police officers burst into a Mercer Island home around 2 a. m. on Tuesday. Mercer Island Police Department officers responded to the ...