(65.) United States Fleet, Headquarters of the Commander-in-Chief, Supporting Operations for the Occupation of the Marshall Islands including the Westernmost Atoll, Eniwetok
, February 1944, Battle Experience Bulletin No.
MARSHALL ISLANDS: Eniwetok
[11[degrees]21'N, 162[degrees]14'E]: 4 [male], 1 [female], Eniwetok
Island [11[degrees]20'N, 162[degrees]19'E], under rocks, 1 August 1969, J.W.
13 February to 20 February 1945: Anchored off Eniwetok
Atoll for 7 days.
Kopara (AG5O), and was always talking about the islands of Eniwetok
, Kwajelein, and others I've forgotten, in the South Pacific.
19, 1944, by a mortar shell during the American invasion of Eniwetok
in the Marshall Islands.
Darwin's theory, proposed in 1842, was finally proven true a century later, when experimental drilling in the lagoon of Eniwetok
atoll, specifically designed to test this theory, hit basaltic rock of volcanic origin at a depth of 4,593 ft (1,400 m) below a cover of fossil coral reef.
On 9 April 1948, Agent Komori was attached to a special task force to provide security for Eniwetok
Atoll, site of atomic weapons testing.
Silver-108m in biota and sediments at Bikini and Eniwetok
York Times science reporter William Laurence (described by Boyer as "the Manhattan Project's official reporter--and unofficial public relations mouthpiece") to deny the stories of radiation sickness in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, already reported firsthand by the Australian journalist Wilfred Burchett, as nothing but "Jap propaganda." Boyer notes that "the official effort to discredit Burchett's Hiroshima report in fact prefigured a pattern that would continue through the Bikini tests of 1946, the Eniwetok
tests of 1954, a whole series of tests in the American Southwest, and decades of blandly optimistic civil-defense pronouncements."
November: The United States expodes the first hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok
Atoll in the Pacific.
Army's 35th Infantry Regiment killed 558 of their enemies and took 17 prisoners in the course of capturing the heights known as the "Sea Horse." On Eniwetok
in February 1944, 23 prisoners were taken out of a total Japanese garrison of about 800.