Latitude and longitude of Battle of Kwajalein

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The Battle of Kwajalein was fought as part of the Pacific campaign of World War II. It took place from 31 January-3 February 1944, on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Employing the hard-learned lessons of the battle of Tarawa, the United States launched a successful twin assault on the main islands of Kwajalein in the south and Roi-Namur in the north. The Japanese defenders put up stiff resistance, although outnumbered and under-prepared.

Latitude: 8° 42' 59.99" N
Longitude: 167° 43' 59.99" E

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GPS coordinates of Battle of Kwajalein, Marshall Islands

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