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Lat 3° 37' 60S Long 133° 40' 60E Utarom village is located on the southern coast of western New Guinea. Borders Kamrau Bay and Kaimana. Also known as Utarom, Oerarom, Urarom or Rome.
During early 1942, occupied by the Japanese during their occupation of Dutch New Guinea (DNG) and built Kaimana Airfield (Utarom Airfield) at this location. During 1944, attacked by Allied aircraft. Occupied by the Japanese until the official surrender of Japan in September 1945.
American missions against Utarom
March 20, 1944–October 30, 1944
Kaimana Airfield (Utarom, Urarom)
Japanese airfield located near Utarom
Located to the south of Utarom. Simora Point and Simora village
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