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    Ubili West New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 5° 0' 0S Long 151° 15' 0E  Ubili is located on the northern coast of New Britain, near Ulamona.

Wartime History
During October 1942, Hughes, Wallace and Bordner crew members of B-26 40-1474 arrived at the abandoned village and found a doctor boy agreed to let him build a hut and gave him space to plant a garden. The three crew survived by subsistance eating caterpillars, grubs, toads, snakes and lizards. During February 1943, the three departed for the hideout of Pvt James A. Stokie, VX27259.

American missions against Ubili
November 25 - May 23, 1943

Ubili Airfield (Sule Airfield)
Lat 4° 58' 0S Long 151° 18' 0E Village to the north-east of Ubili

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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