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    Tinputs (Tinputz) Autonomous Region of Bougainville Papua New Guinea
Location
Lat 5° 32' 3S Long 154° 57' 55E  Tinputs is located at the northeast corner of Bougainville. Also known as "Tinputz". Borders Tinputs Harbor. To the west is Dios. Today located in Tinputz Rural LLG of Northern Bougainville District in Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Wartime History
During early 1942 occupied by the Japanese until the official surrender of Japan in September 1945. Attacked by Allied aircraft during late 1943 until July 1945.

Allied missions against Tinputs and Tinputs Harbor
May 31, 1943–May 29, 1944

References
AWM "Terrain Map of Tinputs Harbor" G9282.B6 H356
"Tinputs Harbor, Bougainville Island : A.A.F. hasty terrain map, no. 208 [cartographic material] / prepared under the direction of the Commanding General, Army Air Forces ; compiling and drafting by 17th Photo Rcn. Sq., 4th Photo Gp., Rcn., 13th Air Force, April 1944 ; reproduced by 955th Engr. Topo. Co., 4th Photo Gp. Rcn."

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Last Updated
June 15, 2019

 

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