Waga Waga is located on the southern side of Milne Bay. Borders Discovery Bay, roughly 11km from Alotau.
During 1942, occupied by Australian Army troops. After the Japanese landing at Milne Bay, a barge washed ashore at this location with a cargo of A6M2 Zero drop tanks aboard, and was recovered by Australian forces.
Scuttled during the war
AWM "Damaged Zero Belly tanks captured at Waga Waga" ART23491
AWM "Beached Jap invasion barges, Waga Waga, site of original Jap landing" ART21313
Do you have photos or additional information to add?
February 4, 2018