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    Boang Island New Ireland Province¬†Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 3° 22' 60S Long 153° 18' 0E ¬†Boang Island is part of the Tanga Island Group, located to the north of New Ireland.

Wartime History
On December 29, 1943 Boang Island was reconnoitered by coastwatcher Harry Murray and members of the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy as a site for a a potential airfield.

Boang Island Airfield
Built postwar, located on Boang Island.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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