The first Americans, who returned from the Wake Atoll seized by the Japanese, tell us about the battle near the map of the island.
On the left is naval pilot First Lieutenant John F. Kinney,
Right: First Lieutenant John A. McAllister from the 1st Marine Battalion.
After December 23, 1941, the American garrison, after 15-day battles against much superior Japanese troops, surrendered. They were transported to Shanghai, to the prison from which they fled and reached the American forces.