Definition of Battle of wake island

1. Noun. In December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines.

Exact synonyms: Battle Of Wake
Generic synonyms: Amphibious Assault
Group relationships: Second World War, World War 2, World War Ii
Geographical relationships: Wake, Wake Island

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Wake Island

Battle of Lake Trasimenus
Battle of Lepanto
Battle of Little Bighorn
Battle of Magenta
Battle of Maldon
Battle of Midway
Battle of Monmouth
Battle of Monmouth Court House
Battle of Naseby
Battle of Ontario
Battle of Pydna
Battle of Quebec
Battle of Ravenna
Battle of Rocroi
Battle of Wake
Battle of Wake Island
Battle of Waterloo
Battle of the Ardennes Bulge
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of the Little Bighorn
Battle of the Marne
Battle of the Somme
Battle of the Spanish Armada

Literary usage of Battle of wake island

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1. American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II by General Henry H. Arnold, John W. Huston (2001)
"General Tinker had been lost leading a flight of B-24s in an attack on Japanese ships in the aftermath of the Battle of Wake Island, 7 June 1942. 133. ..."

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