Embi Airfield was loctated at Embi on the eastern end of the Dobodora nearest to Oro
Bay. Today located in Oro Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
During 1943, the U. S. Army built four
runways at this location: Embi No. 1, Embi No. 2,
Embi No. 3 and Embi No. 4. It is unclear if North Embi Airfield (Dobodura No. 12) was one of these four runways that were part of Embi Airfield or an entirely different airfield.
World War II Pacific Theatre History
During 1943-1945 used by the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF).
Disused since the Pacific War. There are many horseshoe shaped gun emplacements
around, clearly visible from the air.
Frank Anderson recalls from 1970:
were Phosgene gas bombs rusted and some were weeping, I reported them to the
Australian army who destroyed them by blowing holes in
them with what I
took to be shaped charges as the holes were nearly square.
They were also large 1,000 lbs bombs. There were also plenty
of H.E. bombs in
Abandoned at Embi
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January 24, 2019