Cyclops is located at the base of the Cyclops mountains near the north coast of western New Guinea. To the east is Hollandia (Jayapura), south Lake Sentani and to the north are the Cyclops Mountains and Mount Cyclops. Prewar and during the Pacific War, located in Dutch New Guinea (DNG) in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Between 1963-2007 part of Irian Jaya. Today located in Jayapura Regency in Papua Province in Indonesia.
Bordered the Depopre-Aerodrome track.
Cyclops Airfield (Cyclops Drome)
Built by the Japanese occupied by U. S. Army on April 26, 1944
Queen" Serial Number 42-39445
Pilot Southfield crashed January 10, 1945 into the Cyclops Moutains. Recovered during 1991
HQ (GHQ Hill)
The tallest hill near Hollandia. After the occupation of Hollandia, General MacArthur's HQ and
bunker were built at this location. He used it from the middle of 1944 until the invasion
of the Philippines. It offers a commanding view over the
area. Today, there is a monument atop the hill.
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October 23, 2019