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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Impressive record, but all the places in the South Pacific they mention (Hawaii, Guam, Palau, Iwo Jima) are north of the equator.


6 posted on 05/05/2015 2:47:28 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

That is one of my pet peeves. According to the idiots who write news stories and obituaries anybody who served in the Pacific Theater of Operations during WWII was in the “South Pacific.” Iwo Jima, Okinwawa, Philipines, Marshall Islands, etc are called “South Pacific”. They probably call Aleutian Islands part of the “South Pacific”.


7 posted on 05/05/2015 3:03:03 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: Verginius Rufus

“Impressive record, but all the places in the South Pacific they mention (Hawaii, Guam, Palau, Iwo Jima) are north of the equator.”

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Good point though.


8 posted on 05/05/2015 3:08:19 PM PDT by lacrew
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