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"A Japanese pill box overlooking the Mokmer Air strip on the South coast of Biak"
"A Japanese 'pill box' gun port - camoflaged with sticks. Some of these contained a 75 mm Howitzer"
"Liberty Ships - Aircraft on Air strip perhaps Mokmer strip and Jap Fox holes in foreground - taken from up a rise in the coral wall"
"Example of the near vertical coral rock walls just inland from the beach where many Japanese had dug caves."
"The Cliff - coral - that extended for miles along the south coast of Biak in which the Japanise had many gun emplacements" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Invading Biak. On May 27-31, 1944, American forces landed on beaches between Mokmer Village and…
"The vertical Coral Cliff along the road parallel to the beach - South side of Biak"
"Example of coral cliffs facing the beach. Japanese had dug caves and tunnels there in for defense installations"
"Part of a wooden mast at edge of water"
"Native homes - on stilts over the water"
"A coastal inlet, as seen from a hike to a native village at Finchhaffen (17th Tact. Recon Sqdn)"
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