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  1. › wiki › HonoluluHonolulu - Wikipedia

    Honolulu (/ ˌ h ɒ n ə ˈ l uː l uː /; Hawaiian: ) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaii, which is located in the Pacific Ocean.It is an unincorporated county seat of the consolidated City and County of Honolulu, situated along the southeast coast of the island of Oʻahu, and is the westernmost and southernmost major U.S. city. Honolulu is Hawaii's main gateway to the ...

  2. Images Marine Corps Privates First Class William A. McCoy and Ralph L. Plunkett holding a sign thanking the Coast Guard after the Battle of Guam in 1944 [64] A gun crew on board USCGC Point Comfort (WPB-82317) firing an 81mm mortar during the bombardment of a suspected Viet Cong staging area one mile behind An Thoi in August 1965

  3. › wiki › Jack_LondonJack London - Wikipedia

    John Griffith Chaney (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916), better known as Jack London, was an American novelist, journalist and activist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and American magazines, he was one of the first American authors to become an international celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing.

  4. The overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom was a coup d'état against Queen Liliʻuokalani, which took place on January 17, 1893, on the island of Oahu and led by the Committee of Safety, composed of seven foreign residents and six non-aboriginal Hawaiian Kingdom subjects of American descent in Honolulu.

  5. The initial announcement of the attack on Pearl Harbor was made by the White House Press Secretary, Stephen Early, at 2:22 p.m. Eastern time (8:52 a.m. Hawaiian time): "The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor from the air and all naval and military activities on the island of Oahu, principal American base in the Hawaiian islands."

  6. › wiki › Crown_jewelsCrown jewels - Wikipedia

    The principal crowns worn by Ethiopian emperors and empresses regnant are unique in that they are made to be worn over a turban. They usually have the form of a cylinder of gold (although some of the crowns at the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion in Axum have the form of a gold cube) with a convex dome on the top with usually some form of cross on a pedestal.

  7. Hawaiian Army: Kingdom of Hawaii: 1886–1891: King of Hawaii, was given titles of "supreme commander and generalissimo of the Hawaiian Army". Zhang Zuolin: National Pacification Army: Republic of China (1912–1949) 1927–1928: Leader of the Beiyang government, declared generalissimo in June 1927: Hirohito (Emperor Shōwa) Armed Forces of the ...

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