Truk


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Truk

(trŭk, tro͝ok): see ChuukChuuk
or Truk
, state (1990 est. pop. 48,853), c.39 sq mi (100 sq km), Federated States of Micronesia, W Pacific, in the E Caroline Islands. One of four states comprising the Federated States of Micronesia, Chuuk consists of c.
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The Filipino community organizations in Chuuk and Pohnpei, namely Kapatiran ng mga Pilipino sa Isla ng Truk (KAPIT) and United Filipino Community in Pohnpei (UFCP), assisted and provided support to the Consular Team.
I ventured to the surrounding islands of Saipan, Tinian, and Truk (more WWII historical sites) and to Bali and Japan.
16) Had the three Japanese carriers anchored at Truk in early February (Akagi, Kaga, and Zuikaku) had timely intelligence, they might have surprised the Americans, with disastrous consequences.
He traveled from Pearl Harbor to the invasion of the Marshall Islands, then Kwajalein Atoll, Truk, Guam, Guadalcanal, Saipan, the Marianas, Medway and beyond.
Die speelse aanslag in hierdie komedie word ook gereflekteer in die titel van Andre P Brink se verwerking vir die TRUK jeugteater in 1971: Die hand vol vere.
By 23 August, his unit had reached Truk (63) (Micronesia), whence it proceeded to Guadalcanal via Rabaul (New Britain, part of what is now PNG) and a Japanese naval base in the Shortland Islands (off the southern tip of Bougainville).
They had photographed battles from the raid on Truk Islands to the "Marianas Turkey Shoot.
It explains why, in stories, pieces of driftwood serve as the canoes that bring beings from Kachaw to Truk, and it explains why these beings are always described as enuuyarams (spirits that can take fully human form).
In 1944 while conducting a bombing raid on Truk Island my B-24 was hit in the tail by a Japanese fighter plane.
As a keen scuba diver there were inevitably some great dives on my list, but a week spent on a live aboard dive boat at the Truk (or Chuk) Lagoon in the Pacific, tops the lot.