121° 8' 60S Long 149° 11' 60E Mackay is located in
Queensland in Australia.
During the WWII, the United States
Army Air Force established rest and recreation facilities in
Mackay. From the end of January 1943 until early 1944, thousands
of United States servicemen were ferried almost daily from New
Guinea to Mackay by air to spend roughly ten days rest and recuperation (R&R) in the vicinity.
C-47A Dakota A65-32
Crashed March 14, 1954 into the sea off Mackay
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September 1, 2018