Makin Island

Makin Island, A true story about 19 marines killed on an island (defending against the Japanese). They had to retreat, so they asked the islanders to please bury them for us. Years later, they checked and found a man who had been a teenager then...

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Makin Island Raid

Makin Island Raid The Makin Island Raid (occurring on 17–18 August 1942) was an attack by the United States Marine Corps Raiders on Japanese military forces on Makin Island (now known as Butaritari Island) in the Pacific Ocean. The aim was to...

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