The Sepik River is one of New Guinea's largest rivers. The mouth of the river is located on the north coast of New Guinea to the east of Wewak. Wartime villages along the Sepik River include: Angoram (Angorum), Marienburg (Marienberg), Moim, Timbunke and Murik Lakes.
1944, retreating and starving Japanese troops crossed
the Sepik River and the massive swamp area surrounding the river on their way from points
along the north coast in an attempt to walk to Wewak.
Wolf Pack" 41-30099
Pilot Fabale force landed September 11, 1944
P-38H Lightning 42-66737
Pilot Smith MIA November 16, 1943
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January 11, 2018