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.
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
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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February 4, 2018