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    Taugalap Island (Tagaulap) Yap State Federated States of Micronesia
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USAAF Feb 25, 1944

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USN April 1, 1944

Location
Taugalap Island is located in Woleai Atoll in Yap State in the Federated States of Micronesia. Also known as Tagaulap. To to northeeast is Mariyang Island and Woleai Island. To the east is East Lagoon.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the war.

American missions against Taugalap (Tagaulap)
April 1, 1944 - July 29, 1944

F6F Hellcat Bureau Number 40695
Pilot Galvin ditched April 1, 1944 rescued by USS Harder SS-257

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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USAAF Feb 25, 1944
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