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    Pinapel Island Bougainville Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Pinapel Island is the second largest island in Green Island Atoll. To the southeast are Belil Island, Sirot Island and Nissan Island which are roughly a half mile away.

Wartime History
After the Allied amphibous landing on Nissan Island on February 15, 1944 ii is possible some of defending Japanese fled the island and managed to reach Pinapel. This island was never occupied by the Allies.

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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