Atop one of the surrounding ridge
lines is the Coastwatchers Memorial Lookout. The commanding views offer superb
of the harbor, volcanoes and Duke
of York Islands. This volcano is the inactive "mother"
Bunker and Tunnel System
There are several reinforced
concrete entrances to another massive underground bunker system honeycombed in
the ridge. Never
completely explored, locals often find caches of armaments, aircraft parts, radio
rooms, and underground bunkers. Villagers sometime use
the old bunker entrances as outhouses. There was no evidence of bomb damage
here, and in discussion it was probably more likely that the highest Japanese
officers would have spent their time here, rather than in town where there dangers
of bombing were greater.
A triple mount 25mm Anti-Aircraft gun is displayed here. Around the command
guns and munitions. A pair of 75mm Anti-Aircraft Guns Type 88 flank the approaching
there are several smaller caliber Anti-Tank guns (possibly captured from Australian
A Naval Gun points in the direction
of the Malumanu (Coastwatchers Hill). On the breach of the gun, the Naval Anchor
is clearly visible.
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