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    Garua Island West New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Garua Island is located to the east of Garua Bay and Talasea on the Willaumez Peninsula off the north coast of New Britain.

Garua Plantation was established on the island planted with coconut palms harvesting copra.

Wartime History
On March 9, 1944 occupied by the U. S. Marine Corps (USMC) as part of their operations in the Talasea area.

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


March 6-11, 1944
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