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    Savaii Island (Savai'i)  Samoa (Western Samoa, British Samoa)
Location
Savaii Island is located in the Samoa (Western Samoa, British Samoa) at the western end of the Samoa Island Group (Samoa Islands). Also known as Savai'i. This island has the largest land area in the group and the highest peak. To the southeast is Upolu Island.

Wartime History
In late March 1942, a small U. S. Marine Corps (USMC) detachment was based on Savaii to defend the island.

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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