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    Awar (Condor Point) Madang Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 4° 8' 51S Long 144° 50' 19E  Awar is located at the western edge of Hansa Bay on the north coast of New Guinea. Also known as "Awar Point" or "Condor Point".

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese Army who constructed an airfield at this location. At Awar Point (Condor Point) a jetty was built to unload barges and ships. Inland from the beach was a supply and bivouac area and heavy anti-aircraft gun emplacements.

Awar Airfield (Hansa North, Condor Point)
Japanese built airfield, liberated by the Australians, disused since the war

P-39Q "Snooks" Serial Number 42-20351
Pilot Harrison MIA May 21, 1944 last seen 3 miles from Awar headed inland

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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