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    Ternate Island North Maluku Province Indonesia

Location
Lat 0° 48' 0N Long 127° 19' 60E  Ternate Island is a circular island located to the west of Halmahera Island.

History
Ternate was the seat of Dutch government in this region of the Dutch East Indies. It was a well developed town prior to World War II.

Wartime History
During the Pacific war, Ternate was occupied by the Japanese, and was an important shipping port and supply base in the region.

American missions against Ternate
October 17 - August 16, 1943

Ternate Island Airfield (Babullah)
Japanese airfield.

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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