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    Moemi (Momi, Mumi, Noemi) West Papua Province (West Irian Jaya) Indonesia
Location
Lat 1° 36' 0S Long 134° 9' 0E  Moemi is located on the north coast of western New Guinea near the Moemi River. Also known as Momi, Mumi, Noemi. Wartime spelling "Moemi". Prewar and during the Pacific War located in Dutch New Guinea (DNG) in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Between 1963–1973 part of West Irian (Irian Barat) and during 1973-2002 known as Irian Jaya. Today located in Teluk Wondama Regency (Wondama Bay Regency) in West Papua Province (Papua Barat, West Irian Jaya) in Indonesia.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese who constructed Moemi Airfield nearby.

American missions against Moemi
May 13 - October 24, 1944

Moemi Airfield
Japanese wartime airfield

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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