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The Gilbert Islands Gain Independence

The Sovereign Democratic Republic of Kiribati became the Pacific's newest nation on July 12, 1979, "replacing" the former British possession known as the Gilbert Islands.

Costumed islanders welcome Great Britain's Princess Anne at ceremonies establishing the nation of Kiribati.
Independence Day for Kiribati

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Princess Anne

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