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    Milim East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 5° 11' 13S Long 151° 59' 56E  Milim village is located at the edge of Wide Bay on on the on the southern coast of East New Britain Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG). To the east is Kiep. To the northwest is Kaulum.

Wartime History
During early February 1942, occupied by the Japanese. The area off Milim was used by Japanese barges as an anchorage. By early 1945 Australian forces liberated the area.

C-47A-25-DK Dakota Serial Number A65-54 Tail VH-CUP
Pilot Hanrahan crashed November 15, 1945 roughly six miles inland from Milm and Wide Bay

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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