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Noun: Kwajalein
  1. An amphibious assault in the Pacific in World War II (January 1944); American forces landed and captured a Japanese air base
    - Battle of Kwajalein
  2. An atoll in the western Marshall Islands that was used as a Japanese air and naval base during World War II
    - Kwajalein Atoll

Type of: amphibious assault, atoll

Part of: Marshall Islands, Second World War, World War 2, World War II

Encyclopedia: Kwajalein