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    Matchin Bay Autonomous Region of Bougainville Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Matchin Bay is a large sheltered bay that borders the Soraken Peninsula on northwestern Bougainville Island To the north is Buka Island.

Wartime History
During early 1942, occupied by the Japanese and used for the duration of the Pacific War until the official surrender of Japan in September 1945.

American missions against Matchin Bay
October 12, 1943 - May 20, 1944

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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