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    Garua Island West New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Garua Island is located to the east of Talasea Peninsula in Garua Bay. Prewar Garua Plantation was established on the island growing coconut palns for copra.

Wartime History
On March 9, 1944 occupied by the U. S. Marine Corps (USMC).

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018


March 6-11, 1944
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