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    Makassar (Makasser) Sulawesi (Celebes) Indonesia

Location
Lat 5° 8' 24S Long 119° 25' 20E  Makassar is located on the south peninsula of Sulawesi (Celebes) borders the Makassar Strait to the west. Also known as Makasser or Makasar.

American missions against Makassar
January 22, 1942 - August 5, 1945

P-38J Lightning 44-23394
Pilot Robert Westbrook MIA November 22, 1944

Makassar POW Camp
Brutal Japanese garrison detained Allied POWs here for the last three years of the war.

Mandai Airfield (Makassar)
Japanese airfield near Makassar

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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