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    Mutupina Point Bougainville Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Mutupina Point is located on the western coast of Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea. Borders Gazelle Harbor and Empress Augusta Bay to the west. To the north is Torokina.

Wartime History
During early 1942 occupied by the Japanese and used to a limited degree as an anchorage and barge staging area. Attacked by Allied aircraft during late 1943 until early January 1944. By early Janaury 1944, abandonded by the Japanese as they withdrew inland to the south.

American missions against Mutupina Point
November 24, 1943–January 4, 1944

 

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Last Updated
March 11, 2018

 

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