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    Maluku Province (Provinsi Maluku) Molucca Islands Indonesia

Location
Maluku Province (Provinsi Maluku) is located in the Molucca Island Group (Molucca Islands). Borders North Maluku Province to the north, West Papua Province to the east, Sulawesi (Celebes) to the west and East Nusa Tenggara to the southwest. Prewar and during the Pacific War, located in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today located in Indonesia.

Wartime History
During February 1942, occupied by the Japanese until the end of the war.

Maluku Province (Provinsi Maluku)
Seram Island (Ceram, Seranm Serang)  largest island in the Molucca Islands.
Amahai Island  small island off Ceram with wartime airfield.
Haroekoe Island (Harakoe)  located off Seram (Ceram).
Pelauw Island  located off Seram (Ceram) with Haroekoe Airfield.
Ambon Island  located off Seram (Ceram).
Boeroe Island (Buru, Buroe)  located to the west of Seram (Ceram) includes Namlea.
Aru Islands (Aroe Island)  located to the west of New Guinea.
Kai Island Group (Kai Islands)  located to the southwest of western New Guinea includes Kai, Doelah, Langgoer.
Tanimbar Island Group  (Tanimbar Islands)  located between the Banda Sea and Arafura Sea

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October 23, 2019

 

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