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    Colonia (Doanguuc, Korronii, Kolonie) Yap State¬†Federated States of Micronesia

Location
Lat 9° 30' 52N Long 138° 7' 45E ¬†Colonia is located on the southern end of Yap Island in Yap State in the Federated State of Micronesia. Also known as Yap Town, Yaptown Doanguuc, Korronii, Kolonie, Yappu, Wa'ab or Wa'ab.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Colonia was occupied by the Japanese until the official surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945.

American missions against Colonia
April 1, 1944 - August 10, 1944

Colonia Airfield (Yap Airport)
Built by the Japanese, still in use today as Yap Airport.

Tomil Airfield
Construction begun by Japanese, bombed in 1944 and abandoned.

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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