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 Lieutenant) November 21, 2016

This B-24 Liberator was forced to land in a sago swamp on October 18, 1943, in Papua New Guinea, after running low on fuel after a bombing mission. The crew evacuated before the pilot and co-pilot landed safely in a swamp. After the crash, a US Army salvage team recovered the four engines,...read more

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The New Guinea campaign (1942–1945) was one of the major military campaigns of World War II. Approximately 216,000 Japanese, Australian, and US servicemen died. New Guinea was strategically important because it was a major landmass to the immediate...read more

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The Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero, Type 0 Model 22, that was found in the 1970s in Papua New Guinea and later was restored to airworthiness by the U.S. collector, and current owner Masahide Ishizuka, who bought the plane in 2008, is being prepared to once again take to the...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 08, 2015

A historical overview of fate of the Mitchell B-25 Bomber and its crew, the wreckage of which lies close to Wongat Island and the shore of Papua New Guinea (PNG) near the city of Madang.

U.S. B-25 Mitchell Bomber shot down on August 5, 1943 by the Japanese during WW2. The B-25 rests in...read more

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