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Milne Bay No. 2
Airfield Id:5182
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Island Name/Chain:New Guinea/New Guinea
Field Type:Airfield
Long/Lat150 15' 0" E / 10 19' 0" S
Occupying force:United States
Source:Engineers of the Southwest Pacific 1941-1945 Volume VI. Airfield and Base Development. By the Office of the Chief Engineer, General Headqueaters Army Forces, Pacific. Major General Hugh J. Casey, Chief Engineer.
Information Contributed by:Dave Pluth


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Located about three miles west of Airstrip No. 1. About 5,000 coconut trees were removed to make way for No. 2. Work on this strip was discontinued when other locations were thought to be more favorable. 

Source: Engineers of the Southwest Pacific 1941-1945 Volume VI. Airfield and Base Development. By the Office of the Chief Engineer, General Headqueaters Army Forces, Pacific. Major General Hugh J. Casey, Chief Engineer. Contributed by: Dave Pluth [Email]
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