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    Kairiru Strait East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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Justin Taylan 2003
Kairiru Strait is located between Kairiru Island to the north and Muschu Island to the south.

Wartime History
During the Japanese occupation January 1943 until September 1945, Kairiru Strait was used by Japanese vessels to link Kairiru Island and Muschu Island.

B-25D Mitchell 41-30319
Pilot Blain ditched September 2, 1943 crew swam ashore and were captured and later executed

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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