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The Solomon Islands are an archipelago in the western South Pacific Ocean, located northeast of Australia. They are in the Melanesia sub-region and bio-region of Oceania. The archipelago forms much of the territory of the Solomon Islands nation, while the northwestern islands are within the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, in eastern Papua New Guinea.

Solomon Islands in Joe SteeleEdit

In the spring of 1943, sailors and marines under Admiral Chester Nimitz and soldiers under General Dwight Eisenhower won control of the Solomon Islands from the Japanese in the Pacific theater.[1]

Solomon Islands in WorldwarEdit

The Solomon Islands were overrun by Japan during World War II, shortly before the Race arrived. The islands remained part of Japan's empire after the Peace of Cairo.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Joe Steele, pg 269, HC.
  2. Colonization map.

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