Solomon Islands

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Synonyms for Solomon Islands

the southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth

the northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea

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No allowance was made for the fact that the people of Bougainville were of the same ethnicity, colour and culture as their neighbours and relatives in the remaining British Solomon Islands, nor for the 600 mile gap between the island and the New Guinea mainland.
In 1962 to 1964, the government of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate identified the need for an agency that would specifically address issues concerning women.
The volume has three historical appendices, (A) a list of names of former members of the British Solomon Islands Defence Force, of members of the Labour Corps and of Solomon Islanders who served with the Australian and Fijian Armed Forces, (B) a chronology of World War II in the Solomon Islands and (C) militaristic notices and instructions to civilians issued by the Japanese Forces upon their occupation of the British Solomon Islands in 1942.
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