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    Queensland  Australia

Location
Queensland is located in northeast Australia. Borders the Northern Territory to the west, South Australia to the southwest and New South Wales to the south and the Coral Sea to east.

    Brisbane Area
  Major city during WWII, a staging area
  borders Brisbane and Moreton Island
  Airfield still in use today
 Maritime Museum
    Cairns Area
  Airfield port and camp area
  British Sea Mine discovery during 2002
  Japanese H8K2 Emily flying boat drops bombs, wounds a child
  coastal city to the north of Cairns
  Airfield used by the 19th BG
  Inland from Cairns, wartime bomber airfield
  located between Cairns and Townsville
    Townsville Area
  Staging point for many of the American troops.
  Airfield built by Americans 22nd BG
  Airfield built by Americans based 22nd BG, 33 BS
  Airfield built by Americans based 22nd BG
  Old gold rush town and WWII Airfield
  Old gold rush town and WWII Airfield
  Inland airfield used by USAAF 19th BG and RAAF
  Memorial to hospital ship sunk ofshore
  Located on the northeast coast of Queensland
    Offshore Islands
  US Navy Air Station off Townsville
  Located to the northeast of Townsville
  Island west of Herald Island, west of Magnetic Island
  Located between Cairns and Townsville
  Island located to the north of Hinchinbrook Island
  Island off Cooktown
    Central Queensland Area
  Staging base for I Corps and the 41st Infantry Division
  Located on the coast, to the east of Rockhampton
  B-24 "Beautiful Betsy" at Kroompit Tops, and C-47 "Star Duster"
  Inland wartime airfield
  Army Museum of Flying, and Zuccoli Collection
  C-47 Crash Site Memorial
  Coastal town in Central Queensland
  Located near Mackay
  Central Queensland town and airfield.
    Cape York Peninsula
  Cape York Peninsula
  Located at the center of the Cape York Peninsula
  Airfield and base area
  Located on the west coast of Cape York
  Wartime airfield today known as Lockhart River
  Northern tip of Cape York, wartime airfield
  B-24 wreck at nearby Moonlight Creek
    Torres Straits Islands
  Torres Straits island near Horn Island
  Airfield attacked by Japanese nearest base to New Guinea
  Airfield attacked by Japanese nearest base to New Guinea

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Last Updated
September 25, 2017

 

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