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Wake Island

An Unplanned Journey

Did you ever go on a trip and end up where you didn’t want to be? In the fall of 1940, Morrison-Knudsen Company, out of Boise, Idaho, began hiring men to go to Wake Island to build an airstrip for Pan American Airlines. The first crew went over in Jan, 1941.   This was to be a […]

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