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Japanese Coastal Defense Gun Adelup Point

Japanese WWII Type 10, 120 mm caliber dual-purpose anti aircraft and coastal defense gun. The battery is located on Adelup Point (Hagta, Guam) along with a small Japanese shrine that was placed in the promotion of peace. During WWII the gun would have had a played a critical role in defending the western side of Asan Beach from the Allied invasion.

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  • Text: Alex Bedoya, Jr.
  • Photos: Alex Bedoya, Jr.