Marshall Islands War Memorial Park

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Marshall Islands War Memorial Park
Marshall Islands War Memorial Park is located in Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands War Memorial Park
LocationDelap, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands
Coordinates7°5′9″N 171°22′18″E / 7.08583°N 171.37167°E / 7.08583; 171.37167Coordinates: 7°5′9″N 171°22′18″E / 7.08583°N 171.37167°E / 7.08583; 171.37167
Area34.9 acres (14.1 ha)
NRHP reference #76002194[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 30, 1976

The Marshall Islands War Memorial Park is a beachfront park located in Delap on Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands. The park was part of the U.S. Headquarters Command Center for the Marshall Islands, which was responsible for administering the Marshall Islands following World War II. It was located next to the main U.S. airfield on the atoll until 1971, when a new airfield opened; it then became a collection point for World War II artifacts. The park includes weaponry and vehicles, such as Zeros and large ammunition pieces, from throughout the islands.[2]

The park was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on September 30, 1976.[1] At the time, the Marshall Islands were part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ deBrum, Gister. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form: Marshall Islands War Memorial Park". National Park Service. Retrieved May 4, 2014. Accompanied by a photograph.