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The Line Islands are a chain of eleven islands and islands lying across the Equator south
of Hawaii. Only Christmas, Fanning, and Palmyra were inhabited in 1941, with a total population of a little over 330 persons.
Airstrips had been completed on Christmas and Palmyra by the time war broke out.
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