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    Arundel Island (Kohinggo, Kahingo) Western Province Solomon Islands

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Solomon Airlines 1998

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D Letourneau 1999

Location
Lat 8° 13' 0S Long 157° 9' 0E  Arundel Island is located in Western Province in the central Solomon Islands. To the east is New Georgia. To the west is Vonavona Island and northwest is Ferguson Passage. Also known as Ndokulu Island, Kohinggo Island, Arundel Island, Kohinggo Island, Kahingo Island or Ndokulu Island.

Wartime History
On August 27, 1943 attacked by American forces. Japanese lost 345 killed and 500 wounded during the fighting on this island. General Sasaki withdrew from Arundel and Gizo on September 20-21, 1943.

Stima Lagoon
Crystal clear water in Stima Lagoon borders Arundel Island. This idyllic setting is near Japanese Army entrenched positions attacked U. S. Army 27th Infantry supported by U. S. Marine Corps (USMC) tanks in the middle of September, 1943.

M3A1 Stuart
Disabled September 17, 1943

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May 22, 2017

 

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