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    Fife Bay Milne Bay Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Fife Bay is located on the southern coast of New Guinea. Eagle Point separates Mullins Harbor and Fife Bay. Located to the southwest of Milne Bay. Today, part of the Fife Bay District, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Prewar
Fife Bay was the colonial headquarters of the district, and site of the present day town bordering Fife Bay.

Wartime History
During World War II, ANGAU controlled the Fife Bay area. In early 1942 ANGAU officer Captain 'Mac' Rich was based in the area. In late April 1942, he aided the survivors of B-25 Mitchells that ditched and crashed in the vicinity and helped them to reach Milne Bay to return to duty.

History
Today, Fife Bay is a government station is located in Fife Bay District.

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Last Updated
November 8, 2018

 

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