Eastern Island

Eastern Island


Eastern Island, United States Minor Outlying Islands (UM)
Eastern Island and Sand Island were both fortified by the Navy during WWII. Eastern Island had three runways in a triangular configuration, and was defended by six coastal and dual-purpose batteries. The military shut down all of its bases by 1993, handing over control to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
Eastern Island and Sand Island were both fortified by the Navy during WWII. Eastern Island had three runways in a triangular configuration, and was defended by six coastal and dual-purpose batteries. The military shut down all of its bases by 1993, handing over control to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: Xeba73

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