Photographers and writers have documented the shipwrecks of Truk Lagoon. Now author Dianne M. Strong presents this homage to the man who made the diving possible. Kimiuo Aisek (1927-2000) founded the diving industry in Chuuk, Micronesia, and put Truk on the world wreck diver’s map. As a seventeen-year old, Aisek witnessed “Operation Hailstone,” the American attack on “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Author Strong has attempted to depict through his eyes the world that Kimiuo lived, as an islander born under the Japanese mandate and as founder of Blue Lagoon Dive Shop. Pacific World War II history buffs and scuba divers will especially enjoy this unique Horatio Alger tale that Strong has written in her engaging “talk story” style.