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The Battle of Wake Island began simultaneously with the attack on Pearl Harbor naval/air ... Also, present on the island were 68 U.S. Navy personnel and about 1,221 civilian workers for the Morrison-Knudsen Civil Engineering Company.


Sep 9, 1995 ... But just as the United States War Department saw Wake Island as a vital stepping ... Of the 1,100 Morrison Knudsen men on Wake on Dec.


Feb 3, 2013 ... In 2011, human remains were found on Wake Island that are ... of large construction companies, including the Morrison-Knudsen Co. of Boise, ...


Aug 28, 2005 ... Update: 09/20/2012: Thanks to David Castiglione for a link to the Morrison- Knudsen “Blue Book” found on the Wake Island Spirit Facebook ...


Jan 22, 2012 ... Today, Wake Island, which sits between Hawaii and Guam in the North ... joining Morrison Knudsen Corp. as a mechanic on Wake Island.


Jan 12, 2017 ... Boisean survived WWII capture on Wake Island ... paying job when he signed on to go to work at Morrison-Knudsen construction company.


The inscription on the rock can still be seen and is a Wake Island landmark. Civilian Prisoners. About 1,221 civilian workers for the Morrison-Knudsen Company.


Dec 23, 2011 ... The Wake Island Marines that December also offered the first ... Island with civilian contractors from the Boise, Idaho firm of Morrison-Knudsen.


Anyone connected to the Wake Island civilian contractors' story either has or wants ... president of Morrison-Knudsen Company (the primary sponsor of the Wake ...