Friday, February 17, 2012
Elder Tiffany with Chuuk's oldest citizen
Elder Tiffany with Jacob, he is 89 years old and one of the oldest people in the Micronesia Islands. He remembers the massive airstrike "Operation Hailstorm" Jacob was a special guest today marking the Anniversary. "the airstrike on Truk Island" was a massive naval air and surface attack launched on February 17–18, 1944, during World War II by the United States Navy against the Japanese naval and air base at Truk in the Caroline Islands, a pre-war Japanese territory.