Bunabun Harbor is located on the north coast of New Guinea between Madang and Hansa Bay. Today located in Madang
Province in Papua
New Guinea (PNG).
During 1943, Bunabun Harbor was occupied by the Japanese Army. This area was subject to Allied attacks during February - May, 1944. On May 29, 1944 occupied without opposition by the Australian Army.
Allied missions against Bunabun Harbor
February 6, 1944–May 16, 1944
B-25D "Sticky Kitty" Serial Number 42-87286
Pilot Brown crashed February 6, 1944 located 1946 into shallow water, 6 missing
Pub. 164 Sailing Direction (Enroute) pages 18, 260 (index Bunabun Harbor)
Madang by Jame Sinclair 147
"On 1 August 
Rev. Henkelmann accompanied a Japanese Major on a trip to Bunabun as an interpreter. He never returned, and was undoubtedly killed. The missionaries heard rumors of the execution of a captured American airmen."
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October 23, 2019