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    Wotje Island Wotje Atoll Marshall Islands
Lat 9° 26' 60N Long 170° 1' 60E  Wotje Island is the largest island in the Wotje Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

German colony until the end of World War I.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the war, although cut off from supply. During September 1945, the garrison heard the surrender broadcast on Australian radio and finally surrendered.

American missions against Wotje
February 1, 1942–September 13, 1944

Wotje Airfield
Japanese airfield

Wotje Seaplane Base
Japanese airfield

Bordeaux Maru
Sunk February 1, 1942

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Last Updated
September 6, 2019


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