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United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges

The Battle of Midway National Monument sits at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. The Battle of Midway, fought over and near the Midway Atoll, approximately 2,800 km (1,500 nautical mi) northwest of Hawaii, represents a turning point in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Photo courtesy of the US Navy/ Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker.