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    Boram (Cape Boram) Wewak District | East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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USAAF Oct 1943
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Ray Fairfield 1966

Location
Boram (Cape Boram) borders Wewak Harbor to the west and Boram Bay to the east. Located to the west are Mission Point and Wewak Point. To the east is Cape Moem.

American missions against Boram
April 10, 1943 - August 28, 1944

Boram Airfield (Boram Drome)
Built by the Japanese, neutralized from the air. Occupied by Australians on May 22, 1945.

Boram Beach Hospital
During late 1945, the Australian Army 2/15 Field Hospital was based on Boram Beach with tents and structures with roofs and open sides. During October 1945, surviving Indian Prisoners Of War (POW) recuperated at this hospital location.

B-25G Mitchell Serial Number 42-64889
Pilot Wieland, crashed November 27, 1943

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February 4, 2018

 

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