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    Laha (Raha) Maluku Province (Moluccas Islands) Indonesia
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417th BG c1944
Location
Lat 3° 43' 0S Long 128° 4' 60E  Laha is located on Ambon Island in the Molucca Islands. Also known as "Raha". Prewar and during the Pacific War located in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today located in Maluku Province (Moluccas Islands) in Indonesia.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese during the morning of February 3, 1942 for the duration of the war.

Japanese and American missions against Laha Airfield
August 6, 1943–August 11, 1945

Laha Airfield (Ambon West, Pattimura Airport)
Prewar airfield still in use today

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Last Updated
September 29, 2019

 

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