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    Maffin Bay Sarmi Regency | Papua Province Indonesia
Location
Maffin Bay borders Maffin village (Maffin No. 1) on the north coast of New Guinea. Prewar and during World War II, located in Dutch New Guinea (DNG) in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today located in Sarmi Regency of Papua Province in Indonesia.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese occupation of Dutch New Guinea. Attacked by American aircraft between April 1944 to August 1944.

American missions against Maffin and Maffin Bay
April 29, 1944–August 16, 1944

References
A Brief History of the 6th Infantry Division - D. The Battle for Lone Tree Hill, Maffin Bay, New Guinea

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Last Updated
May 29, 2019

 

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