French Polynesia includes Society Islands with Tahiti Island and Bora Bora. Includes the Marquesas Islands, Austral Archipelago and Gambier Archipelago. Surrounded by the South Pacific Ocean. Prewar and during the Pacific War known as the Society Islands or Society Island Group.
Largest island in the Society Island Group.
Bora Bora Island
Small island group to the north-west of Tahiti, part of the leeward group of the Society Islands. Known to natives as "Pora Pora".
Small island to the north of Bora Bora, with a wartime Airfield.
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October 23, 2019