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or it would bankrupt companies that made those items. Even selling it cheaply as surplus would put
a big dent in the sales of those companies.
Peace is that brief, quiet moment in history.......... when everybody stands around reloading.
It was subsequently decided to give Yap to the the Japs. And the Japanese worked out a deal with the US a year or so later for the US to have access to the Island for whatever it's purposes were of the commerce sort. Of course that came to an end as WWII came along after another couple of decades. Now Yap is apparently part of Micronesia as a free and independent establishment.
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