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.
The Battle of Wake Island was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on Wake Island. The assault began simultaneously with the attack on Pearl Harbor naval and air bases in Hawaii on the morning of 8 December 1941 (7 December in Hawaii), and ended on 23 December, with the surrender of American forces to the Empire of Japan .
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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.
30/11/2020 · Wake Island Map showing the location of Wake Island. Image credit: TUBS/Wikimedia Commons. Total area: 2.5 square miles (6.5 square km) Wake Island is located in the central Pacific Ocean, about 2,300 miles west of Honolulu. The territory is made up of three coral islets that surround a lagoon, which is also the crater of a volcano.