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    Kokas (Kaukas) West Papua (West Irian Jaya) Indonesia

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3rd BG June 16, 1944

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312th BG July 22, 1944

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312th BG July 27, 1944

Location
Lat 2° 42' 11S Long 132° 26' 17E  Kokas village borders the Sekar Bay (Bay of Sekar) in western New Guinea. Also known as Kaukas.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, occupied by a small detachment of Japanese and used as a supply area, barge assembly point and seaplane base.

American missions against Kokas
June 10, 1943 - September 27, 1944

Kokas Seaplane Base
Japanese seaplane anchorage and barge area

A-20G "Bevo" 43-9432
Pilot Knarr shot down July 22, 1944 series of photos "Death of an A-20"

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Last Updated
May 22, 2017

 

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