- n national capital of Kiribati
- n battles in World War II in the Pacific (November 1943); United States Marines took the islands from the Japanese after bitter fighting
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- Veterans services
Re: Jerry Wilder’s June 13 letter, “Veteran’s benefits”: In 1982, my 72-year-old uncle died. The cause of death was listed as the results of wounds from the Battle of Tarawa during World War II.
June 14, 2013 - Ventura County Star
- Tide of humanity, as well as rising seas, lap at Kiribati's future
By David Gray SOUTH TARAWA, Kiribati (Reuters) - The ocean laps against a protective seawall outside the maternity ward at Kiribati's Nawerewere Hospital, marshalling itself for another assault with the next king tide. Inside, a basic clinic is crowded with young mothers and newborn babies, the latest additions to a population boom that has risen as relentlessly as the sea in a deeply Christian ...
June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News