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NOEMFOOR Is., Netherlands New Guinea
 

 

Noemfoor is approximately 18 miles long, north-south, and 12 miles wide.  There are a number of good trails.  Highest point is a mountain 670 feet.  General slope is to the west.  There are streams along the coast and many swamps around the streams and bays.  The interior is heavy rain forest. [1943]

Occupied by the Japanese in December of 1943, it was the site of three Japanese airfields,  Kornasoren, Namber and Kamiri.

The 503d jumped on Namber July 3, 1944.

 

 

 

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