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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.
During February 1942, occupied by the Japanese until the end of the war.
Maluku Province (Provinsi Maluku) Locations
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).
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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