[tz] Nauru Time history
Michael H Deckers
michael.h.deckers at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 19 20:10:55 UTC 2018
On 2018-11-19 08:12, Paul Eggert proposed the change:
> In response to a comment by
> +# Phake Nick I set the Nauru time of occupation by Japan to
> +# 1942-08-29/1945-09-08 by using dates from:
Regarding the correctness of these dates, wikipedia does not
even agree with the sources it quotes in the same page:
• Nancy J Pollock: "Naruans during World War II".
online at [https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu], says on p 93:
"The Japanese formally took possession of the island on 26 August
raised their flag in place of the Union Jack, began to build military
installations, and ..."
• "History of Nauru during Second World war" in "Pacific Magazine"
says: "Although they were expected sooner, a force of 300
Japanese landed on Nauru
on August 26, 1942, and immediately rounded up the remaining
Europeans and made
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