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Manus Island lagoon, north-east of New Guinea and one of the Admiralty Islands group, was a half-way staging area where Helford and many more were anchored the first night of the ceasefire and rockets lit up the sky in celebration.
1944--The 1st Cavalry Division makes an amphibious landing in the Admiralty Islands, Feb.
Until the 1950's, the island of Guam, like many oceanic islands, lacked predatory snakes, but the abnormally high ship and air traffic immediately after World War II resulted in the accidental introduction of the brown treesnake (Boiga irregularis) from the Admiralty Islands in the South Pacific.
The canoe-related lexicon of Lou and Pam Islands, the major obsidian sources off the south coast of Manus, has several words related to the sailing outrigger canoe, and canoe parts, without cognates in Austronesian languages outside the Admiralty Islands (A.
Fresh out of school, Jay worked briefly for Southern Pacific Railroad, then in 1942 went into the Navy and served as a machinist's mate, seeing duty in the Pacific - Kwajalein, the Admiralty Islands and the Philippines.
Most important are the remains of pottery in the unique "Lapita style," found in the earliest settlements in western Polynesia and which is characteristic of the pottery of parts of Papua-New Guinea and the Admiralty Islands, as well as early western Polynesian pottery.
A Navy veteran of World War II, he served in combat in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1945 in New Guinea, New Britain and the Admiralty Islands.