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    Majuro Lagoon Majuro Atoll Marshall Islands
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USN circa 1945
Majuro Lagoon is surrounded by Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Borders Majuro Island (Laura) to the south and southwest, the largest island in the group. At the northern center of the lagoon is Calalin Pass located between Eroj Island (Irooj, Lucille) and Calalin Island (Luella) that is the only entrance or exit from the lagoon.

Wartime History
After the U. S. landing on Majuro on January 31, 1944. Starting in February 1944 until the end of the Pacific War, Majuro Lagoon was used as a major anchorage for U. S. Navy (USN) warships and vessels.

American missions against Majuro
December 28, 1943January 31, 1944

F6F Hellcat 25116
Dumped into Majuro Lagoon at the end of the war

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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