National Geographic : 1942 Jun
Concealed Behind the Little Island of Rere Lies the Snug Harbor of Kusaieinthe Carolines This island of 50 square miles is a mass of mountain and jungle. It was discovered by Americans in 1804, and formerly was named Strong Island after agovernor of Massachusetts. Later it became a rendezvous for United States whalers. Sometimes more than a score of ships flying the Stars and Stripes would lieinthis harbor.