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    Makurapau East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Lat 4° 24' 0S Long 152° 22' 0E  Makurapau is located to the north of Wide Bay, near the Powell River and Mavelo Rivers (Henry Reid River). Not to be confused with Makurapau Plantation (Rondahls Plantation) on the Gazelle Peninsula.

Wartime History
In late January 1942, occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War until the official surrender of Japan in September 1945.

B-17E "Why Don't We Do This More Often" 41-2429
Pilot Pease crashed August 7, 1942 discovered 1946

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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