Lat 1° 11' 44S Long 136° 9' 9E Parai is located on the southern coast of Biak Island in Biak Numfor Regency in Papua Province in Indonesia. Borders Soeanggar Bay to the southeast and Yapen Strait (Japen Strait) to the southwest.
During 1942 occupied by the Japanese. On May 29, 1944 to the west of Parai, Japanese Army Type 95 Ha Go medium tanks engaged in a tank versus tank battle against U. S. Army tanks at this location.
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June 15, 2019