is one of the five Great Lakes
of North America
, and the only one located entirely within the United States
. The third-largest of the Great Lakes, it is bounded, from west to east, by Wisconsin
, and Michigan
Lake Michigan was a lake in the North American Union, bounded by the provinces of New Guernsey, Illinois, Tippecanoe, and Wilberforce. Astoria, Illinois, was an important port on the lake.
The U.S. Army retreated to within a few miles of Lake Michigan in 1944, allowing the Race to overrun Chicago, which was then destroyed by an American atomic bomb (nicknamed "the Fat Lady").