On December 7, 1941, Japan began its attacks against the United States, which included air attacks against military facilities in Guam. By December 10, the territory had been secured by the Japanese Navy and renamed to Ômiyajima or “the island of the Imperial Court.”
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William-José Vélez González is a native from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, and a graduate from Florida International University in biomedical engineering, engineering management, with a minor in international relations. He served as the national executive vice president of the Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association for 5 years. He lives in Washington, DC, where he works at the Children’s National Research Institute and runs Opsin, a nonprofit design studio dedicated to making design more accessible. He is the founder and Editor in Chief of Pasquines.
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