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    Doom Island (Dom Island) West Papua Province Indonesia
Location
Lat 0° 52' 60S Long 131° 13' 60E  Doom Island is located off Sorong on western New Guinea. Also known as Dom Island. Prewar and during the Pacific War located in Dutch New Guinea (DNG) in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today located in Raja Ampat Regency in West Papua Province (West Irian Jaya) of Indonesia.

Wartime History
During 1942, occupied by the Japanese forces. Starting in late 1944 attacked by Allied aircraft. Occupied by the Japanese until the official surrender of Japan in September 1945.

American missions against Doom Island
October 1, 1944–November 27, 1944

P-40N Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-581
Pilot Hattersly MIA November 27, 1944

References
Pub. 164 Sailing Direction (Enroute) New Guinea page 110-111

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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