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Robert Laessig c1944

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USAAF c1944

Lat 0° 31' 0S Long 132° 4' 0E  Located just off Sansapor.

Seaplane Operations
Begining in August 23, VP-11 operated from the island with PBYs for "Black Cat" Operations. One September 1 1944,: VP-33 moved to Middleburg Island to conduct night search and attack missions against enemy shipping in the Netherlands East Indies and southern Philippine islands area.

Middleburg Airfield (Klenso, Toem)
Built by US Army spans the length of Middleburg Island

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August 15, 2015


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