Table B.  Remaining Sites and Features - 1944 Invasion and Capture of Bliliou

 

  Site Number NPS Priority Local Priority Brief Description Village Homestead Historic Period

 

   1d

   70

   4

Japanese pillbox with gun positions for 7.7 mm machine gun

Teliu

Tikei Lineage

   Y

   2d

   72

   -

Mortar pit (Japanese)

Teliu

Tikei Lineage

   Y

   3d

   89

  14

Japanese (Boes ra Talkakl) cave, containing two rice bowls and a projectile

Teliu

 

   Y

   4d

   90

   -

Japanese (Boes ra Talkakl) cave, containing Japanese hand grenade (Model 97) and a number of mess kits

Teliu

 

   Y

   5d

   91

   -

Japanese (Boes ra Talkakl) cave

Teliu

 

   Y

   6d

  100

   -

Four U. S. pontoon barge tugs, Type 4C with intact screws and propellers1

Teliu

Sewei Clan

   N

   7d

  150

   -

Japanese tank farm with four of nine original fuel tanks shielded by low revetments

Teliu

Sewei Clan

   Y

   8d

  NA

   -

Carrier Aircraft Service Unit N4Q shop area (pads of Quonset huts and traces of camp)

Teliu

Sechedui Clan

   N

   9d

  NA

   -

U. S. Quonset hut pads -- probably remains of mess halls and office buildings

Teliu

Ngeskesuk Clan

   N

  10d

  123

   -

Three unfinished concrete bases for 127mm dual mount AA gun emplacements.  Good condition.

Teliu

Sechedui Clan

   Y

  11d

   73

   -

Japanese shell damaged stone pillbox

Teliu

Tikei Lineage

   Y

  12d

  124

   -

Two Japanese water tanks

Teliu

Tikei Lineage

   Y

  13d

   77

   -

U. S. small pontoon barge (standard 7' x 3' cell)

Teliu

Tikei Lineage

   ?

  14d2

   74

   -

Japanese steel pole anti-landing obstacles (feature not located by NPS)

 

 

   Y

  15d

   76

   -

Japanese concrete beach shelter

Teliu

Sewei Clan

   Y

  16d

  101

   -

Remains of 150 mm Japanese searchlight and platform

Teliu

Bosaoli Clan

   Y

  17d

   67

   6

American military cemetery, U.S.A. 81st Division and 1st Marine Division1

Teliu

Sewei Clan

   N

  18d

   66

   6

U. S. chapel building

Teliu

Bosaoli Clan

   Y

  19d

    8

  13

Meltelat 'L Btuul.  Round four-gun Japanese blockhouse with metal embrasure shields, steel observation tower, ammo magazine intact

Teliu

Ngeskesuk Clan

   Y

  20d

  NA

   -

U. S. 73rd Naval Construction Battalion camp -- numerous Quonset hut foundations

Teliu

Ngeskesuk Clan

   N

  21d2

  NA

   -

U. S. Naval base #3252 remains -- a few Quonset hut pads (features not located by NPS)

Ngerdelolk

 

   N

  22d

  NA

   -

Repair facility remains for Naval base #3252

Teliu

Sewei Clan

   N

  23d

   86

  12

Japanese tank, type 95 HA GO, turret missing and tracks blown off. 

Teliu

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  24d

   14

   3

Japanese pillbox with 37 mm anti-tank gun

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  25d

   20

   3

Japanese anti-tank gun pillbox for 75 mm field piece (the 75 mm gun sits in water below pillbox)

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  26d

   19

   3

Japanese coral ridge gun positions and pillboxes

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  27d

   17

   3

Camouflaged Japanese pillbox built into coral ridge

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  28d

   18

   3

Japanese defensive rifle and machine gun positions

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  29d

   15

   3

Japanese pillbox containing partially buried 75 mm gun

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  30d

   21

   3

Japanese pillbox, contains exploded machine gun barrel

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  31d

   16

   3

Japanese pillbox, 20 mm gun with pedestal

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  32d

   24

   3

Japanese shelter cave, composed of rebar and coral

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  33d

   25

   3

Japanese machine gun nest remains

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  34d

  NA

   3

U. S. Island Commander living area remains

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  35d

   46

   3

U. S. LVT personnel carrier buried in sand

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  36d

   47

   3

Japanese fuel drum emplacement

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  37d

   22

   3

Japanese cave, improved with rebar and narrow gauge rail

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  38d

   26

   3

Japanese cave at 30 m elevation on reverse slope

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  39d

   28

   3

Japanese cave on reserve slope

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  40d

   29

   3

Japanese cave on reserve slope

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  41d

   30

   3

Japanese gun emplacement carved into coral

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  42d

   32

   3

Japanese cave

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  43d

   33

   3

Japanese cave

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  44d

   34

   3

Japanese cave

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  45d

   35

   3

Japanese defense position in coral ridge

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  46d

   36

   3

Japanese cave

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  47d

   37

   3

Japanese cave

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  48d

   38

   3

Japanese cave

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  49d

   39

   3

Japanese cave

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  50d

   40

   3

Japanese cave

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  51d

   41

   3

Japanese 7.7 mm machine gun pillbox.  

Ngerkeyukl

Ed­ar­uc­hel Clan

   Y

  52d

   42

   3

Japanese 37 mm gun pillbox

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  53d

   43

   3

Japanese caves and rifle pits (not located by NPS)

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  54d

  102

   -

Japanese air raid shelter #1, half blown away (not located by NPS)

Ngesias

 

   Y

  55d

  103

   -

Japanese air raid shelter #2, shielded with extra thickness (not located by NPS)

Ngesias

 

   Y

  56d

  104

   -

Japanese air raid shelter #3, lacks extra shielding debris (not located by NPS)

Ngesias

 

   Y

  57d

   45

   -

Japanese air raid shelter #4 with steel doors

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   Y

  58d

  125

   -

Japanese air raid shelter #5

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  59d

  126

   -

Japanese air raid shelter #6, partially reinforced with stone and concrete (exact location unknown)

Ngesias

 

   Y

  60d2

  127

   -

Japanese air raid shelter #7, steel doors and windows are intact (not located by NPS)

 

 

   Y

  61d

   44

   -

Japanese Headquarters Building (official U. S. flag raising here September 27, 1944)

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   Y

  62d

  106

   -

Japanese radio tower base supports

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   Y

  63d

  NA

   -

U. S. Quonset hut

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   N

  64d

  NA

   -

U. S. Quonset hut

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   N

  65d

  NA

   -

U. S. Quonset hut

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   N

  66d

  NA

   -

U. S. Quonset hut

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   N

  67d

  NA

   -

U. S. Quonset hut

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   N

  68d

  128

   -

Two Japanese water cisterns

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   Y

  69d

  107

   -

Japanese water tank

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   Y

  70d

   80

   -

Two Japanese concrete radio tower foundations

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

  71d

  NA

   -

American Quonset hut pads (Seabee camp)

Ngerdelolk

 

   N

  72d

   82

   -

Japanese machine gun pillbox

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

  73d

   81

   -

Japanese machine gun pillbox

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

  74d

   83

   -

Japanese concrete tetrahedrons

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

  75d

   78

   -

Japanese 120 mm gun pillbox

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

  76d

   84

   -

Japanese coconut log/concrete machine gun pillbox, triangle shaped

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

  77d

   85

   -

Japanese pillbox cut in coral

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

  78d

   88

   -

Japanese 25 mm anti-tank pillbox

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

  79d

  108

   -

Japanese fuel storage bunker (area littered with U. S. helmets and canteens)

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  80d

  129

   -

Foundation of Japanese fuel storage bunker

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  81d

  130

   -

Foundation of Japanese fuel storage bunker

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

  82d

  131

   -

Foundation of Japanese fuel storage bunker

Ngerkeyukl

Dmiu Clan

   Y

  83d

  NA

   -

American housing area, clothesline poles

Ngerchol

Dmiu Clan

   N

  84d

   23

   -

Bloody Nose Ridge monument1

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   N

  85d

   12

   -

U. S. LVT(A)1 with 37mm gun

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   Y

  86d

   13

   8

U. S. LVT(A)4 with 75 mm howitzer

Ngesias

 

   Y

  87d

   75

   8

U. S. LVT personnel carrier with offside loading

Ngesias

 

   Y

  88d

   92

   -

U. S. LVT personnel carrier with rear ramp

Ngesias

 

   Y

  89d

  NA

   -

U. S. LVT personnel carrier with rear ramp (not located by NPS)

(Ngedebus Is.)

 

   Y

  90d

    9

   1

Japanese 200 mm anti-boat gun in cave.

Ngesias

Ngitchob Clan

   Y

  91d

  109

   -

Japanese concrete lined storage cave with eight ammo caissons

Ngesias

 

   Y

  92d

  NA

   -

American command headquarters, two Quonset huts (exact location unknown)

Ngesias

 

   N

  93d

  132

   -

Japanese power plant (not located by NPS)

Ngesias

 

   Y

  94d

  133

   -

Japanese shop and barracks area (not located by NPS)

Ngesias

 

   Y

  95d

  134

   -

Japanese bomb-proof power plant

Ngesias

 

   Y

  96d

  111

   -

Japanese prisoner of war compound

Ngesias

 

   Y

  97d

  112

   -

Japanese stockade for U. S. prisoners (not located by NPS)

Ngesias

 

   Y

  98d

   93

   -

U. S. LCVT sitting in pond partially submerged

Ngesias

 

   Y

             

 100d

  113

   -

Japanese radio direction finder/administrative building

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

 101d

  135

   -

Japanese powerhouse

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

 102d

  137

   -

Japanese water cistern

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

 103d

  138

   -

Japanese supply room

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

 104d

  139

   -

Two Japanese water cisterns and open water tank

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

 105d

   11

   -

Last Japanese command post caves

Ngesias

Ngetpak Clan

   Y

 106d

  114

   -

Amber Beach Japanese defensive works (not located by NPS)

Ngesias

 

   Y

 107d

  115

   -

Japanese oil drum emplacement

Ngerchol

Ngitchob Clan

   Y

 108d

  142

   -

U. S. bulldozer (from Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit)

Ngesias

Ngitchob Clan

   Y

 109d

  116

   -

Japanese pillbox

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 110d

  117

   -

Japanese pillbox with ammo magazine

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 111d

  118

   -

Japanese oil drum emplacement for 75 mm gun

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 112d

  119

   -

Japanese pillbox, 20 mm caisson (not located by NPS)

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 113d

  120

   -

Japanese oil drum emplacement for 7.7 mm gun

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 114d

  121

   -

Japanese interisland radio station

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 115d

  144

   -

Japanese radio station oil storage building

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 116d

  145

   -

321st U. S. Regimental Combat Team monument (also called Wildcat Division memorial)1

Ngerchol

 

   N

 117d

  146

   -

Peleliu cemetery and Japanese monument1

Ngerchol

 

   N

 118d

   95

   -

Radar Hill Japanese defensive caves

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 119d

  147

   -

Remains of Japanese causeway to Ngedebus Isle

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 120d

  148

   -

Peleliu dock

Ngerchol

                        

   N

 121d

  149

   -

U. S. pontoon barge (not located by NPS)

Ngerchol

 

   ?

 122d

  150

   -

Japanese pillbox

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 123d

  151

   -

Japanese pillbox

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 124d

   94

   -

Japanese 1,000-man cave

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 125d

   97

   -

Japanese pillbox with gun mount pedestal and offset cover mount

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 126d

   96

   -

Japanese pillbox, overgrown and partially destroyed

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 127d

   98

   -

Japanese pillbox built into coral ridge and coral stone

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 128

   10

   -

Japanese man-made tunnel

Ngesias

 

   Y

 129d

   99

   -

Japanese phosphate plant foundation defensive strong point

Ngerchol

 

   Y

 130

   65

   5

Orange Beach

Teliu, Ngerkeyukl

Sewei Clan

Bosaol Clan

Edarnchel Clan

   Y

 131

    7

   3

White Beach

Teliu,

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

 132

   68

   4

Scarlet Beach

Teliu

Tikei Lineage

   Y

 133

   79

   9

Purple Beach

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

 134

  122

   -

Amber Beach

Ngerkeyukl, Ngerchol

 

   Y

 135

    6

   1

"Walt Ridge"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 136

    3

   1

"Horseshoe Basin" and pond

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 137

   63

   1

"Causeway"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 138

    4

   1

"Wildcat Bowl"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 139

    1

   1

"Five Sisters"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 140

   48

   1

"Hill 300"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 141

    2

   1

"China Wall"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 142

   51

   1

"Death Valley"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 143

   50

   1

"Hill 140"

Ngesias

Ngetpak Clan

   Y

 144

   59

   1

"draw"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 145

   60

   1

"draw"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 146

   49

   1

"Boyd Ridge"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 147

    5

   1

"Five Brothers"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 148

   55

   1

"Baldy"

Ngesias

Ngitchor Clan

   Y

 149

   56

   1

"Baldy Ridge"

Ngesias

Ngetpak Clan

   Y

 150

   57

   1

"Knobs"

Ngesias

Ngitchob Clan

   Y

 151

   53

   1

"Wattie Ridge"

Ngesias

Ngetpak Clan

   Y

 152

   54

   1

"Ridge 3"

Ngesias

Ngitchob Clan

   Y

 153

   52

   1

"Ridge 120"

Ngesias

Ngitchob Clan

   Y

 154

   58

   1

"unnamed ridge"

Ngesias

Ngitchob Clan

   Y

 155

   62

   1

"Hill B"

Ngesias

Ngitecho Clan

   Y

 156

   61

   1

"Hill 100"

Ngesias

Ngitecho Clan

   Y

 157d

   27

   -

Japanese gun positions on top of promontory

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

 158d

   71

   3

U. S. Marine transfer case with screw attached

Ngerkeyukl

Edaruchel Clan

   Y

 159

   31

   7

U. S. Navy "Avenger" carrier-based torpedo bomber

Ngesias

 

   Y

 160

   87

   -

Japanese wheeled gun

Teliu

Ngeskesuk Clan

   Y

 161

  105

   -

Scarlet Beach Japanese Memorial1

Teliu

Tikei Lineage

   N

 162

  143

   -

Japanese tower

Ngesias

 

   Y

 163

   69

   4

"Bloody Beach"

Teliu

Ngeskesek Clan

   Y

 164

   64

   2

The local "last command post"

Ngesias

Ngitchob Clan

   Y

 165d

  110

   -

Japanese diesel fuel storage bunker

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   Y

 166d

  140

   -

Japanese bathhouse

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

 167d

  141

   -

Japanese latrine

Ngerdelolk

 

   Y

 168d

  NA

   -

Japanese shrine

Ngesias

Uchelkumer Clan

   N

 169d

  136

   -

U. S. M4A6 Sherman tank

(Ngedebus Is.)

 

   Y

 170

  NA

  15

Gun emplacements

(Ngedebus Is.)

 

   Y

 

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1 Not of the historic period, but prioritized by NPS.

2 Not on map.

 

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