“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Kiribati

Battle of Tarawa Memorial Marker image, Touch for more information
July 1, 2015
Battle of Tarawa Memorial Marker
1Kiribati, Tarawa, Betio — Battle of Tarawa MemorialU.S. Marines War Memorial
Marker front, upper plaque: “Follow Me” 2nd Marine Division United States Marine Corps Battle of Tarawa November 20, 1943 To our fellow Marines who gave their all! The world is free because of you! God rest your . . . Map (db m85150) WM
2Kiribati, Tarawa, Betio — Betio Memorial Tarawa
In memory of the twenty two British subjects murdered by the Japanese at Betio on the 15th of October 1942. Standing unarmed to their posts, they matched brutality with gallantry and met death with fortitude. R G Morgan ∙ B Cleary ∙ I . . . Map (db m89208) WM
3Kiribati, Tarawa, Betio — New Zealand Memorial to U.S. Marines and Navy
Our friends the U.S. Marines of the Second Marine Division and U.S. Navy Personnel left New Zealand-their home away from home- in October 1943 for these shores in defence of freedom and liberty This park is dedicated 70 years later . . . Map (db m89211) WM
Jun. 23, 2021