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    Cyclops Jayapura Regency | Papua Province Indonesia
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Yong October 1, 1944

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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.

Wartime History
Bordered the Depopre-Aerodrome track.

Cyclops Airfield (Cyclops Drome)
Built by the Japanese occupied by U. S. Army on April 26, 1944

P-61B "Midnight Queen" Serial Number 42-39445
Pilot Southfield crashed January 10, 1945 into the Cyclops Moutains. Recovered during 1991

General MacArthur's 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


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