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    Tokua East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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5th CCU January 5, 1943

Lat 4° 20' 60S Long 152° 20' 60E  Tokua is located near the north coast of New Britain. To the west is Kokopo.

Tokua Plantation was established at this location planted with coconut palms for harvesting copra.

Wartime History
During late January 1942 occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War.

Tokua Airport (New Rabaul Airfield)
Built in 1983 with Japanese government funds as an alternate airport to service Rabaul

A6M Zero
A Zero wreck in the mangrove swamp and shallows near the airport

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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