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    Kaimana West Papua (West Irian Jaya) Indonesia

Lat 3° 38' 60S Long 133° 45' 0E   Village on the southern coast of New Guinea, to the southeast of Utarom bordering Kaimana Bay.

American missions agaisnt Kaimana
March 20, 1943 - October 29, 1944

Kaimana Airfield (Utarom, Urarom)
Japanese airfield located near Utarom

Kaimana Seaplane Base
Anchorage along Kaimana Bay . Used by the Japanese Navy during April to August 1943. Cruiser Kitakami disembarks troops and supplies at at Kaimana on April 7 and 27, then again on May 12, 1943.

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May 22, 2017


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