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    Ransiki (Ranasiki) West Papua Provinces (Papua Barat) Indonesia
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5th AF c1944

Lat 1° 30' 0S Long 134° 10' 0E  Ransiki is located on the north coast of western New Guinea. Borders Wondama Bay. Also known as Ranasiki. Ransiki is located in Manokwari Regency in West Papua Province (Papua Barat, West Irian Jaya) in Indonesia.

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

American missions against Ransiki
May 31, 1944 - October 29, 1944

Ransiki Airfield (Moemi North)
Japanese wartime airfield

P-40N Kittyhawk A29-601
Pilot Byrnes MIA December 12, 1944 in the Ransiki area

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Last Updated
June 15, 2019


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