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    Lifaba Island (Lebata) Mine Bay Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
Lat -8.524848° Long 150.047534° Lifaba Island in the Trobriand Islands. Also known as Lebata. Located near Litisa Island (Islet Island) roughly 15 miles west of Kawa Island. Prewar and during the Pacific War located in the Territory of Papua. Today located in the Milne Bay Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

B-24D "Cowtown's Revenge" 41-23750
Pilot Riggins ditched January 6, 1943 one died in crash, one died later, remainder rescued

The War Diaries of Eddie Allan Stanton (1996) pages 109-110

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April 10, 2021


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