Mussau Island is located in the St. Matthias Island Group near Emirau Island.
During 1942, occupied by the Japanese until they withdrew from Mussau island during early 1944, abandoning Korea and Chinese "comfort women" on Mussau Island. Without support, the
woman lived in horrible conditions that resulted in an outbreak
American missions against Mussau
March 23 - November 3, 1944
After American forces occupied Emirau, missionaries
brought the Korea and Chinese women food and medical supplies.
Over The Pacific, page 116
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January 11, 2018