Lat 1° 13' 60S Long 116° 57' 0E Manggar is located on the eastern coast of Borneo. To the southwest is the Manggar River and offshore is the Makassar Strait. To the west are Balikapan and Sepiinggang. Also known as "Mangar" or "Manggarbesar".
Occupied by the Japanese. During July 1945, liberated by the Australian Army.
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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March 18, 2017