Lat 1° 13' 60S Long 116° 57' 0E Located on the eastern coast of Borneo. To the southwest is the Manggar River and ofshore is the Makassar Strait. To the west are Balikapan and Sepiinggang. Also known as "Manggar Aerodrome" or "Manggar Field"
Occupied by the Japanese. Liberated by the Australian Army during July 1945.
American missions against Manggar
October 10, 1944 - July 9, 1945
Located on the coast to the east of Balikapan. Occupied by the Japanese and liberated by Australian forces during July 1945.
P -47D "Claire-Doll
Pilot Wiedmeyer MIA October 14, 1944
Located on the coast, east of Balikpapan
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January 23, 2012