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    Pyramid Point Central Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
Colin Thomas Halmarick
December 29, 1943

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Justin Taylan 2004

Pyramid Point is a pyramid shaped coastal feature on the southern coast of New Guinea located at the western side of Bootless Bay. To the northwest is Pari, Joyce Bay, Walter Bay and Port Moresby (Town). Offshore to the southwest is Nateara Reef.

'C' Australian Heavy Battery (Bootless Battery)
This gun battery was first emplaced at Kila beach, but this location was unsatisfactory, it was then moved Stokes Range, finally to Drysdale Ridge.

Kila Beach
First emplacement of this battery. The location was unsatisfactory, it was then moved Stokes Range next, finally to Drysdale Ridge.

Stokes Battery / Stoakes Range (Pyramid Point)
Located near Pari village, concrete emplacement on the hillside for coastal guns

Bootless Battery / Drysdale Ridge
Permanent location of the Bootless Battery, completed March 1943

P-39F Airacobra Serial Number 41-7122
Pilot Bland ditched May 17, 1942

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August 25, 2018


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