5° 8' 24S Long 119° 25' 20E Makassar is located on
the south peninsula of Sulawesi (Celebes) in Indonesia. Also known as Makasser or Makasar. Borders the Makassar Strait to the west.
American missions against Makassar
January 22, 1942 - August 5, 1945
P-38J Lightning 44-23394
Pilot Robert Westbrook MIA November 22, 1944
Makassar POW Camp
Brutal Japanese garrison detained Allied
POWs here for the last three years of the war.
Mandai Airfield (Makassar)
Japanese airfield near Makassar
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June 15, 2019