Wake Island
Wake Island (/ˈweɪk/; also known as Wake Atoll) is a coral atoll with a coastline of 12 miles (19 km) just north of the Marshall Islands. It is an unorganized, unincorporated territory of the Uni...
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Battle of Wake Island
The Battle of Wake Island began simultaneously with the attack on Pearl Harbor and ended on 23 December 1941, with the surrender of the American forces to the Empire of Japan. It was fought on and aro...
Wake Island Conference
On October 15, 1950, U.S. President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur met on Wake Island to confer about the progress of the Korean War. Truman decided he would meet MacArthur at Wake Isla...
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International Convention on Load Lines
International Convention on Load Lines is an International Convention on Load Lines (CLL), signed in London on 5 April 1966, amended by the 1988 Protocol and further revised in 2003. The 1988 Protocol...
Patent Cooperation Treaty
The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is an international patent law treaty, concluded in 1970. It provides a unified procedure for filing patent applications to protect inventions in each of its contra...
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Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards
The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, also known as the New York Convention, was adopted by a United Nations diplomatic conference on 10 June 1958 and entered i...
Wake Island Rail
The extinct Wake Island rail (Gallirallus wakensis) was a flightless rail and the only native land bird on the Pacific atoll of Wake. It was found on the islands of Wake and Wilkes, but not on Peale, ...
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Protocol for Limiting and Regulating the Cultivation of the Poppy Plant, the Production of, Internat...
The Protocol for Limiting and Regulating the Cultivation of the Poppy Plant, the Production of, International and Wholesale Trade in, and Use of Opium, signed on June 23, 1953 in New York, was a drug ...
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Typhoon Olive (1952)
Typhoon Olive was the strongest Pacific typhoon in 1952. The thirteenth tropical storm and the ninth typhoon of the season, it developed about 1,600 miles (1,580 km) southwest of Honolulu, H...
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Hurricane Ioke
Hurricane Ioke, also referred to as Typhoon Ioke, was the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Central Pacific. The first storm to form in the Central Pacific in the 2006 Pacific hurricane season,...
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Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site
The Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, commonly referred to as the Reagan Test Site (formerly Kwajalein Missile Range), is a missile test range in the Pacific Ocean. It covers about 75...
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Wake Island Airfield
Wake Island Airfield (IATA: AWK, ICAO: PWAK) is a military airport located on Wake Island, which is known for the Battle of Wake Island during World War II. It is owned by the U.S. Air Force and ...
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Japanese war crimes
Japanese war crimes occurred in many Asian and Pacific countries during the period of Japanese imperialism, primarily during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II. Some of the incidents have a...
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International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (Colregs) are published by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and set out, among other things, the "rules of the road" or...
Bibliography of Wake Island
This is an English language bibliography of Wake Island and its geography, history, inhabitants, culture, biota, etc.Wake Island (/ˈweɪk/; also known as Wake Atoll) is a coral atoll having a coastlin...
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Protocol Bringing under International Control Drugs outside the Scope of the Convention of 13 July 1...
The Protocol bringing under International Control Drugs Outside of the Scope of the 1931 Convention for Limiting the Manufacture and Regulating the Distribution of Narcotic Drugs, signed in 1948, was ...
USS Wake Island (CVE-65)
USS Wake Island (CVE-65) was an Casablanca class escort carrier of the United States Navy.She was laid down under a Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1102) on 6 February 1943 at Vancouver, Washing...
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Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
The Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, signed in Paris, France, on 20 March 1883, was one of the first intellectual property treaties. It established a Union for the protectio...
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International Driving Permit
An International Driving Permit (IDP) is an identity document that allows the holder to drive a private motor vehicle in any country that recognises IDPs. To be valid, the IDP must be accompanied by a...
International Plant Protection Convention
The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is a 1951 multilateral treaty overseen by the Food and Agriculture Organization that aims to secure coordinated, effective action to prevent and to...
Wake Island Time Zone
The Wake Island Time Zone observes standard time by adding twelve hours to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+12). The clock time in this zone is based on the mean solar time of the 180th degree meridian...
Edward D. Taussig
Edward David Taussig (November 20, 1847 – January 29, 1921) was a decorated Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. He is best remembered for being the officer to claim Wake Island after the Spa...
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Kingdom of EnenKio
The Kingdom of EnenKio, or "EnenKio" for short, is a small separatist group of Marshall Islander heritage who lay claim to the United States' unincorporated territory of Wake Island. EnenKio seeks rec...