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    Sawar Sarmi Regency | Papua Province Indonesia
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Lat 1° 53' 60S Long 138° 46' 0E  Sawar is located between Sarmi to the northeast and Maffin to the southwest. The Sawar River mouth is at this location. Prewar and during World War II, located in Dutch New Guinea (DNG) in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today located in Sarmi Regency of Papua Province in Indonesia.

American missions against Sawar
April 21, 1944 - October 23, 1944

Sawar Airfield (Sawar Drome)
Japanese airfield that became a battlefield in July 1944 still in use today as Sawar Airfield

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Last Updated
June 15, 2019

 

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