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    Nordup (Nodup) East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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Lat 4° 12' 0S Long 152° 11' 60E  Nordup is located at an eleation of 830' / 252m on the north coast of the Gazelle Peninsula in northeastern New Britain. Also known as "Nodup". Further to the southwest is Rabaul. Today located in East New Britain Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Wartime History
On January 23, 1942 after midnight the Japanese Army 144th Infantry Regiment "South Seas Detachment" landed at Nordup and several other locations in the vicinity of Rabaul. During 1944, attacked by Allied bombers and fighters. Occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War until September 1945.

American missions against Nordup
May 29, 1944–June 24, 1944

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Last Updated
June 15, 2019


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