DoD fortifies Wake Island to defend the Pacific from the PLA Navy. Tyler Rogoway @theWarZone @TheDrive.

Jul 11, 12:32 AM
Image Commander E. D. Taussig, USN, of the gunboat USS Bennington (PG-4), having called all present to witness that Uncle Sam took possession of Wake Island, ordered Old Glory to be hoisted by Ensign Wettengel
Date | 14 May 1899
Source | "How Old Glory was Raised on Wake Island", Los Angeles Herald, May 14, 1899, page 14
Author | Unknown author

DoD fortifies Wake Island to defend the Pacific from the PLA Navy. Tyler Rogoway @theWarZone @TheDrive.

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