Which large island did the USA try to buy for $100,000,000 in 1946?

Easter Island
Greenland
Malta
Bornholm
On 8 April 1941, the United States occupied Greenland in order to defend it against a possible invasion by Germany. After the end of WW2, the United States wished to keep the island for strategic reasons and offered $100,000,000, but Denmark refused to sell.
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