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Lat 3° 58' 17S Long 122° 34' 40E Kendari is located in Southeast Sulawesi Province on the southeastern arm eastern coast of Sulawesi (Celebes) in Indonesia. Also known as Kendari Town. Borders Kendari Harbor.
On January 24, 1942 occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War. Attacked by Allied aircraft in late January 1942 until February 1945.
American missions against Kendari
January 28, 1942–February 16, 1945
Kendari Town Seaplane Base (Kendari I)
Prewar airfield located in Kendari
Kendari Airfield (Kendari II)
Prewar airfield occupied by the Japanese and used for the duration of the war.
USS Edsall DD-219
Sunk March 1, 1942
B-24D "Fyrtle Myrtle" 42-40485
Pilot Farrington crsahed October 26, 1942, 3 missing, 7 prisoners
B-25J Mitchell 43-27979
Pilot Mangum crashed January 11, 1945 6 missing, remains recovered
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