5° 16' 60S Long 150° 1' 60E Hoskins is located on the north coast of New Britain near Kimbe.
During 1942, occupied by the Japanese. During the war, the Japanese built an airfield on Cape Hoskins. After the United States Marine Corps (USMC) landing at Cape
Gloucester, Japanese forces retreated through this area making their way eastward towards Rabaul.
American missions against Hoskins
September 19, 1943 - March 26, 1944
Hoskins Airfield (Cape Hoskins, Gavuvu)
Japanese built airfield still in use today
Beaufighter Mark XIc Serial
Pilot Wein crashed December 17, 1943 discovered 2005
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October 23, 2019