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Governor General's Residence (MacArthur's HQ)
Located on a hilltop at Kaevaga, overlooking Port Moresby and Fairfax Harbor.

Construction
Built prewar as the residence of the Commonwealth Governor General. 

Wartime History
Used by U. S. Army General MacArthur as his residence and headquarters in Port Moresby beginning on November 6, 1942, until moving to GHQ Hill near Cyclops at Hollandia.
On November 30, 1942 on the front veranda of the Governor General's residence that General MacArthur famously told General Eichelberger: "Bob…I want you to take Buna, or not come back alive."

Today
Postwar, the building resumed being the Commonwealth Governor General's residence. The grounds are open to the public and tours of the building by appointment.

Photos by Australian Army & US Army, May 1944

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Photos by Justin Taylan, August 29, 2005

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