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    Gazelle Harbor Autonomous Region of Bougainville Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Gazelle Harbor is located on the western coast of Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea. Borders Empress Augusta Bay. To the north is Torokina to the west is Mutupina Point (Motupena).

Wartime History
During early 1942 occupied by the Japanese and used to a limited degree as an anchorage and barge staging area. Attacked by Allied aircraft during late 1943 until early 1944. Attacked by Allied aircraft during late 1943 until early January 1944. By early Janaury 1944, abandonded by the Japanese as they withdrew inland to the south.

American missions against Gazelle Harbor
November 24, 1943–April 5, 1944

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Last Updated
January 27, 2019


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