Lat 1° 49' 60N Long 127° 49' 60E Galela is located on the northern coast of Halmahera Island borders Galela Bay. Inland is Galela Lake (Galeia Lake). Also known as Galeia.
Galela was occupied by the Japanese until the end of the Pacific War.
American missions against Galela
July 27, 1944 - January 10, 1945
F6F-3 Hellcat Bureau Number 08884
Pilot McNinch crashed September 16, 1944
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January 11, 2018