2° 4' 0S Long 147° 37' 60E Pak Island is located off Manus Island and Rambutyo Island.
On April 9, 1943 the 1st Squadron of the 12th Cavarly
occupied Pak Island. Three prisoners, captured on 10 April, had escaped
from Rambutyo by native canoe. On
12 April more Japanese were found on the east end of Pak and destroyed,
eight of them in a large coral cave from which they fought until the
cave was blown in on them by a demolition section from the 8th Engineers.
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August 25, 2018