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    Falalop Island Yap State Federated States of Micronesia

Location
Falalop Island located at the eastern edge of
Ulithi Atoll in Yap State in the Federated States of Micronesia.

History
First occupied by the Japanese, who built the airfield and a seaplane base on the island. During the war, the Japanese had all local inhabitants leave Falalop. They abandoned the base prior to the American liberation.

Falalop Airfield (Ulithi Airfield)
American built airfield

Falalop Seaplane Base
American built seaplane base

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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