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    Bogia Madang Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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USAAF March 27, 1943

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Lat 4° 16' 0S Long 144° 58' 0E  Bogia is located to the southeast of Hansa Bay along the North Coast Road. Offshore is Kolakola Island.

Wartime History
During 1943 occupied by the Japanese Army and used as an outpost area between the larger bases of Hansa Bay and Madang. As Australian troops advanced from the south, the Japanese withdrew from the area during May 1944.

Allied missions against Bogia
March 27, 1943 - April 1944

Bogia District Administrative Headquarters
Outside, there is an anti-aircraft gun and anchor on display. They were brought to Bogia in 1975 for PNG independence for display at the district headquarters for this area of Madang Province.

Type 88 75mm Anti-Aircraft
Recovered from the Awar area, no serial number is visible.

Type 88 75mm Anti-Aircraft Serial Number 2582
Recovered from the Awar area

Bogia Harbor
Located off Bogia, formed by two blights, separated by a tongue of land with two small islets in the harbor: Kolakola Island and Reamuna Island.

Ki-43 Oscar
Ditched upside down

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018


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