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Before There Were SeaBees There Were...

THOSE WHO ALSO SERVED
The Civilian Construction Men of Wake Island

These are the men that history almost forgot.

In 1941, more than 1,100 civilian men ventured 4,000 miles across the Pacific to desolate Wake Island to build a U.S. Navy base.  Just hours after Pearl Harbor was bombed, Wake Island was attacked and these men were thrust into the forefront of the war in the Pacific.


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December 11th attack.  US sinks Japanese destroyer and Japan retreats.

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Marines and Civilians fight back after initial attack.

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