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    Halmahera Island (Pulau Halmahera) Irian Jaya Indonesia

L at 1° 0' 0N Long 128° 0' 0E  Visible from Moratai, this heavily fortified island had 20,000 Japanese soldiers on it. Wisely bypassed by Allied forces, the Japanese were left to stare, cut off from supply and their HQ until the end of the war.

Galela (Galeia)   Located on the northern end of the island & lake
Djailolo (Jailolo)   Located in central western coast
Ternate Island   Island to the west of central Halmahera
Hatetabako   Located on the eastern arm of Halmahera
Lolobata   Located on the eastern arm of Halmahera
Kaoe (Kau)   Located on the north-east coast of Halmahera
Sofifi (Oba)   Located on the north-eastern coast of Halmahera
Miti Island   Located off the eastern coast of Halmahera

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February 7, 2016


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