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During World War II, the island was occupied by a small contingent of Japanese soldiers. On 3 April 1944, Allied forces led by the U.S. 12th Cavalry Regiment landed on Rambutyo. By 23 April, the forces were withdrawn for mop-up by the native police force.
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