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    Kara Bougainville Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Kara is located to the north of Buin in southern Bougainville.

Wartime History
During early 1942, occupied by the Japanese until the official surrender of Japan in September 1945.

American missions against Kara
September 15, 1943 - June 3, 1944

Kara Airfield (Toripoli Airfield, Buin Airport)
Japanese built airfield near Kara village and Buin. Used until 1989 by Air Niugini and known as Buin Airport.

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

Map
Map
October 6, 1943

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