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    Bunabun Harbor Madang Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Bunabun Harbor is located on the north coast of New Guinea, between Madang and Hansa Bay.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese Army. This area was subject to Allied attacks during February - May, 1944. On May 29, 1944 occupied without opposition by the Australian Army.

Allied missions against Bunabun Harbor
February 6 - May 16, 1944

References
Madang by Jame Sinclair 147
"On 1 August [1943] Rev. Henkelmann accompanied a Japanese Major on a trip to Bunabun as an interpreter. He never returned, and was undoubtedly killed. The missionaries heard rumors of the execution of a captured American airmen."

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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