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    Mbanga Island (Baanga, Baga) Western Province Solomon Islands

Location
Latitude: -8.283333 Longitude: 157.216660  Mbanga Island is located to the northwest of Munda Point on New Georgia. Also known as Baanga Island.

Wartime History
During August 1943, Japanese artillery on Mbanga Island shelled Munda Airfield area until silenced on August 19, 1943.

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Last Updated
August 5, 2017

 

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