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Monday, January 7, 2013

DARING WAKE AND MARCUS ISLAND RAIDS

PRELUDE TO THE BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA

If there was one spot on the map, other than "home," for which the men on the Enterprise had particular interest, it was Wake Island

Still reeling from the disaster at Pearl Harbor, the US Navy's warships gave the Japanese a taste of their own medicine in a series of daring hit-and-run raids against Japanese-held islands

HERE is the article