Lat 5° 16' 60S Long 145° 46' 0E Bil Bil is located on the north coast of New Guinea bordering Astrolabe Bay in Madang Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Also spelled "Bili Bili". Located to the north is Yabob and Madang. Offshore to the southeast is Bil Bil Island (Bili Bili Island).
Villagers remember of two Japanese
guns set up near their village which fired on Allied boats
aircraft. There used to be wrecks of several Japanese and American
airplanes near the villages (types unknown) but they were removed
in the late
1970s by an 'American Museum'.
Small Japanese memorial with plaques in English, Pidgin and Japanese
Isuzu TU10 6x4 Truck
Abandoned in the village, reportedly used into the 1960s.
A metal WWII
landing barge is still used as canoe by the villagers.
B-25G Mitchell Serial
Pilot Smith crashed November 3, 1943 offshore crew last seen in raft
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February 4, 2018