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    Bali Island Bali Province Indonesia

Location
Bali Island borders the Java Sea to the north and the Indian Ocean to the south. To the west is Java. To the east is Lombok Strait and Lombok Island.

Wartime History
Prewar, Bali was a Dutch colony. During the night of February 18-19, 1942 Japanese forces landed on Bali and occupied the island for the duration of the war.

American missions against Bali and Denpasar
February 19, 1942 - November 17, 1943

Denpasar (Den Passar)
Located in the southern corner of Bail.

Tulamben
Located on the northeastern coast of Bali.

A-24 Dive Bomber Serial Number 41-15796
Pilot Tubb MIA February 20, 1942

PBY-5 Catalina Dutch Number 28-5MNE Y#73 Number 44
Pilot Robinson MIA February 24, 1942

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Last Updated
July 1, 2017

 

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