was inland about eighteen miles from Oro Bay.
PIR debarked from the USS Sea-Cat at Cape Sudest,
Oro Bay and moved
to an old cantonment area at Dobodura after about a month. The
503d's area was opposite that of the 31st Infantry Division.
It moved from there on 26 May to a newly cleared area where it set
up its cantonment area.
“Work on the new camp was begun, but again the unit
was alerted, and enplaned at Dobodura from Cyclops Drome, Hollandia,
Dutch New Guinea. Camp was established at
miles inland from Humbolt Bay.