The War in the Pacific

Chuuk Historic Preservation Office

Chuuk Geography

World War II in Chuuk

World War II Time line


Sapuk Lighthouse

Truk Lagoon shipwrecks and aircraft

Contacts, web address and acknowledgments

War in Paradise
World War II sites in Truk Lagoon, Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia


The World War II sites located in Chuuk are situated on private land. To view and photograph them, permission is required from the landowner. To dive the shipwrecks a permit is required from the Chuuk Government. Contact the Chuuk Historic Preservation Office or the Chuuk Visitors Bureau for further information.

After 1986, the traditional name Chuuk became the official name for this State of Micronesia. Up till that time it had been known as Truk.

© Chuuk Historic Preservation Office
Published by Chuuk Historic Preservation Office, Weno, Chuuk, FSM 96942.
Text by Bill Jeffery
Graphic design of printed copy by Nature Art and Design, South Australia