THERE'S a lot of American military history in the Kwajalein Atoll - on Kwajalein itself, and Roi-Namur in the northeast side of the island chain. Most of that history involves Operation Flintlock, part of America's World War II Pacific campaign during which the U.S. military captured the atoll from the Japanese on Feb. 7, 1944. Mead also has a collection of glass bottles exhumed from trash dumps used by the American servicemembers stationed on the island after the war, including beer and liquor bottles.
At one time, old war materiel and equipment was used to enlarge Kwajalein. Digging for history in the Kwajalein
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