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    Wotje Island Wotje Atoll Marshall Islands

Location
Lat 9° 26' 60N Long 170° 1' 60E   Wotje Island is the largest island in the Wotje Atoll. Prewar, a German colony until 1918.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the war, although cut off from supply. During September 1945, the garrison heard the surrender broadcast on Australian radio and finally surrendered.

American missions against Wotje
February 1, 1942 - September 8, 1944

Wotje Airfield
Japanese airfield

Wotje Seaplane Base
Japanese airfield

Bordeaux Maru
Sunk February 1, 1942

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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