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    Manado (Menado, Mendao) North Sulawesi Province | Sulawesi (Celebes) Indonesia
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13th Squadron
January 20, 1943

Location
Lat 1° 28' 56N Long 124° 50' 56E   Manado is located on Sulawesi (Celebes) bordering Menado Bay in North Sulawesi Province (Sulawesi Utara) in Indonesia. Wartime spelling "Menado" or "Mendao".

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, there were two airfields and a seaplane base in the Manado area: Menado Seaplane Base, Sidate Airfield and Mapanget Airfield (Manado I).

Today
Manado is provincial capital of North Sulawesi Province (Sulawesi Utara).

Manado Seaplane Base (Menado)
Wartime airfield occupied by the Japanese until the end of the war

Mapanget Airfield (Manado I)
Japanese airfield located thirteen kilometers northeast of Manado

USS Shark (SS-174)
Sunk on February 11, 1942 off Menado

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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