Sepwit Island is located to the
west of Langarr Island off Pohnpei Island (Ponape) in Ponape State in the Federated States of Micronesia. Also spelled "Sepwet Island".
During the Pacific War, occupied by the Japanese.
was developed with administrative buildings, water tanks, generators and tunnels. Japanese occupied the island until the official surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945.
Today, Sepwit Island is owned by the Adams
Japanese searchlight and 75mm Field Gun Battery
The Japanese had a searchlight and gun battery of
four 75mm guns.
is a large tunnel cut right through the central ridge of
island. During the war, the island was heavily bombed.
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October 23, 2019