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    Halmahera Island (Pulau Halmahera) North Maluku Province Indonesia

Location
L at 1° 0' 0N Long 128° 0' 0E  Halmahera Island is located in North Maluku Province. To the north is Moratai Island.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, occupied by the Japanese and heavily fortified with 20,000 Japanese troops stationed on the island. Bypassed by Allied forces, the Japanese were left to starve, cut off from supply and their headquarters until the end of the war.

  Halmahera Island (Pulau Halmahera)  Located in central western coast  Located on the central western coast  Located on the eastern arm of Halmahera  Located on the eastern arm of Halmahera  Located on the northeast coast of Halmahera  Located on the northeastern coast of Halmahera  Located off the southern end of Halmahera, Wasile Airfield  Offshore Islands  Located off the eastern coast of Halmahera  Island to the west of central Halmahera
 
Galela (Galeia)   Located on the northern end of Halmahera, Galela Airfield and Galela Lake
Djailolo (Jailolo)
Dodinga (Kampoeng Dodinga)
Hatetabako
Lolobata
Kaoe (Kau)
Sofifi (Oba)
Wasile Bay
 
Miti Island
Ternate Island
 Small island off Halmahera

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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