Guam: Why America's Most Isolated Territory Exists

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  • Published: 08 May 2018
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  • Wendover Productions
    Wendover Productions   1 years back

    So many of you will know that I already made a video on Guam ages ago! This is a bit of a "take 2" on that as it's a fascinating place and this time I went on location and learned about what has happened on the island after the North Korean missile threat. Most importantly, I filmed a behind the scenes video with Brian from Real Engineering and Joseph from Real Life Lore which you can watch here: https://youtu.be/cNYJH4MQDuo

    • Yosutheking 780
      Yosutheking 780  2 weeks back

      Wendover Productions make a video of Puerto Rico 🇵🇷

    • Tim Beketaut
      Tim Beketaut  4 weeks back

      What do you mean poorest countries in the world??😡😡

    • Triple Eye - Indie Gaming
      Triple Eye - Indie Gaming  4 weeks back

      Holy crap, you have a face?

    • Casey Baseel
      Casey Baseel  2 months back

      Guam has been part of China since ancient times.

    • Hawaiianboiii
      Hawaiianboiii  2 months back

      Can you make one about hawaii and how it was illegally overthrown

  • Pepto Abysmal
    Pepto Abysmal  2 hours back

    Wait wasn't Guam supposed to flip over from too many troops?

    • 7 West
      7 West  9 hours back

      Me thought of US 's GUAM as just a military base . RISE USA !!!!!

      • Boston Red Sox
        Boston Red Sox  15 hours back

        its not Usa Guam belongs to Asia

        • Marivic Derramas
          Marivic Derramas  19 hours back

          I was scared that the bomb might come on guam i was 5 im 7 now

          • Grant Orr
            Grant Orr  1 days back

            I would like to go to Guam

            • Tamer Jamil
              Tamer Jamil  1 days back

              Yes we get it, Guam is part of the US! Bloody hell it's like you got triggered!

              • Caroline
                Caroline  1 days back

                My friends moving there in a few months 😔

                • aaron bacchus
                  aaron bacchus  1 days back

                  Make guam bigger use dutch arcitechre

                  • Patson Lim
                    Patson Lim  1 days back

                    isolated? i think you forgot i have money not much but enough to have many dogs that will follow me because i dont treat them like a dog when these dogs are replaced you know who will suffer? these poor piss animals that support google and microsoft i will make them lose everything and exclude them from everything while replace them with another more obedient dog

                    • Vern Trex
                      Vern Trex  1 days back

                      Dont we have bombers there for pacific response

                      • B R E A D I S B R E A D

                        Guam: exist
                        Little diomede (near to russia still part of america): _am I a joke to you?_

                        • Jing Wen
                          Jing Wen  2 days back

                          Free Guam

                          • Nick Brown
                            Nick Brown  3 days back

                            no mention of the US congressman that didn't want to put an air base there in fear that the island might tip over?

                            • Ryuku Satoshi
                              Ryuku Satoshi  4 days back

                              Wish that Guam becomes a Country. Long time ago Guam is part of the Philippines and USA land grab them.

                              • Code Red
                                Code Red  6 days back

                                Id love to go to guam

                                • MayoMonsters
                                  MayoMonsters  6 days back

                                  Wait So if u are born in Guam are u also American?🤔

                                  • Ricardo Kästner
                                    Ricardo Kästner  7 days back

                                    Hi Dr. Berg and Rommel :)

                                    • bthebest
                                      bthebest  1 weeks back

                                      lol Yankis and their buffer zones!!!

                                      • Paul Douglas
                                        Paul Douglas  1 weeks back

                                        Calvin Klein next to an ice cream joint and fragrance outlet. 😂😂😂

                                        • John Smith
                                          John Smith  1 weeks back

                                          That is one large unsinkable aircraft carrier.

                                          • joseph-mario pelerin
                                            joseph-mario pelerin  1 weeks back

                                            hahahaha  ''when they were playing who's  missiles bigger'' ...

                                            • Marshall Posey
                                              Marshall Posey  1 weeks back

                                              Ugh...... boring and dirty

                                              • eli
                                                eli  1 weeks back

                                                KiRiBaTi

                                                • Lam Par
                                                  Lam Par  1 weeks back

                                                  You want this and that from USA, but you can't defend your tiny island against hostile big power. You can't have it both ways in a real world.

                                                  • Zoozooshi Crazy
                                                    Zoozooshi Crazy  6 days back

                                                    @Ian Paulino why? Let me know.

                                                  • Ian Paulino
                                                    Ian Paulino  1 weeks back

                                                    Lam Par what you don’t realize is that the U.S. NEEDS us

                                                • LJ Cepeda
                                                  LJ Cepeda  1 weeks back

                                                  I’m from Guam

                                                  • lhalls9116
                                                    lhalls9116  1 weeks back

                                                    Only reason id go back to my birthplace is to go to japan

                                                    • nitewing9
                                                      nitewing9  2 weeks back

                                                      a colony

                                                      • Capitan Rex
                                                        Capitan Rex  2 weeks back

                                                        10:10 nice image of toronto we know were u live

                                                        • Ben Fox
                                                          Ben Fox  2 weeks back

                                                          Almost everytime I would travel back home to Guam from the states, I had to have an argument with the TSA officer who would tell me i need to go to the international side and would have to argue with him or her for a solid 10 minutes to explain to them that Guam flights are domestic lol

                                                          • Sagittarius
                                                            Sagittarius  1 weeks back

                                                            @Ben Fox...Your lucky to even find someone on the U.S Mainland that knows that Guam is a U.S Territory,because it gets tricky at Airports and even at the Post Office on the Mainland when you mention Guam.

                                                        • Leisure Club
                                                          Leisure Club  2 weeks back

                                                          Why Wendover says Japan's illegal or brutal occupation and not says USA's occupation/Invasion of other countries??? Why so biased videos ????

                                                          • Zoozooshi Crazy
                                                            Zoozooshi Crazy  6 days back

                                                            They were brutal. If a war maneuver is named after Japan's pilot's I think they were pretty brutal. "Kamikaze pilots."

                                                        • despacito 2
                                                          despacito 2  2 weeks back

                                                          1:11

                                                          buff boi to the right

                                                          • Lettering By Laura
                                                            Lettering By Laura  2 weeks back

                                                            I'm moving! Great video!

                                                            • BigBollocks
                                                              BigBollocks  2 weeks back

                                                              It’s too complicated.

                                                              • chopsticks and knives
                                                                chopsticks and knives  2 weeks back

                                                                " Playing whose missile is bigger "

                                                                • ProgeneProgene Progene
                                                                  ProgeneProgene Progene  2 weeks back

                                                                  Eu moraria nessa ilha com o maior prazer <3

                                                                  • Dynamite Kitty 2
                                                                    Dynamite Kitty 2  2 weeks back

                                                                    Because of geography

                                                                    • chandan sinha
                                                                      chandan sinha  2 weeks back

                                                                      Love usa from india
                                                                      Never leave guam we all south and south east asians need american help to fight the cult china and only yall are who can fight chinas communism

                                                                      • Larry Sherk
                                                                        Larry Sherk  2 weeks back

                                                                        I sure do get tired of stupid titles, or I suppose, just titles thrown together without thinking about what they mean. The existence of Guam has nothing to do with its being an American territory. For thousands of years before America existed, the Guamese people were evolving, creating their own culture, and being themselves. The bad luck of America came only much later, when we got to rampaging around trying to pick up stray bits of the defunct Spanish Empire. Now the Guamese are fighting for their very existence because we don't value them at all, taking up space on their own island that we want for a military base.

                                                                        • Center Attention
                                                                          Center Attention  2 weeks back

                                                                          It’s pronounced kir-ib-bass

                                                                        • Michael. E. Maingot
                                                                          Michael. E. Maingot  2 weeks back

                                                                          The most corrupt and filthy island I’ve ever seen.. FSM and the Chamorro people have destroyed this wicked island together!!! Full of crime and it’s definitely the Island Of Thieves!!!

                                                                          • Bitchesa mae Biglangtambling

                                                                            Reunification of marianas island...We are one chamorros! We are one archipelago! Lets all move on the the past and forward for one strong new chamorros for our next generation!

                                                                            • Red pill Radio
                                                                              Red pill Radio  2 weeks back

                                                                              No one in Guam pays federal
                                                                              Income taxes

                                                                              • Slawek Cisowski
                                                                                Slawek Cisowski  2 weeks back

                                                                                How the fuck you are considering yourself as a country but wanna be a bitch to the USA. Really.....

                                                                                • William Thomas
                                                                                  William Thomas  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Regulations are a problem? Stop voting for democrats. Problem solved.

                                                                                  • Jacob Stewart
                                                                                    Jacob Stewart  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Wow. You sure do love to repeat this 'Guam is american' line

                                                                                    • Dai Joshua
                                                                                      Dai Joshua  3 weeks back

                                                                                      I saw him, so I don't wanna go....

                                                                                      • Brave Yang
                                                                                        Brave Yang  3 weeks back

                                                                                        North Korea won't nuke Guam




                                                                                        No balls