By this time, the airstrips were in full operation and were contributing much toward the destruction of the enemy. Taking an active part in the defense plan, the Seabees built secondary defense lines and stood by to occupy them in the event of a ... Roll-up of installations was accomplished early in 1945, and in June the maintenance units were ordered to forward areas. ... Nissan Island, on which the advance base was built, is horseshoe-shaped and by far the largest of the four. The atollanbsp;...
|Title||:||Building the Navy's Bases in World War II|
|Author||:||United States. Bureau of Yards and Docks|