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    Malahang Morobe Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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RAAF March 4, 1943

Location
Lat 6° 42' 0S Long 147° 1' 60E  Malahang is located two miles east of Lae. Further to the east is the Busu River.

Prewar
Malahang Plantation and Malahang Mission were established here, also several roads and trails.

Wartime History
On March 8, 1942 Japanese forces made their initial landing at Malahang beach during their landing at Lae and occupied the area until September 1943.

Allied missions against Malahang
March 4, 1943

Malahang Airfield
Prewar airfield used by the Japanese

Myoko Maru (Malahang Wreck)
Beached at Malahang on January 8, 1943

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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