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Major Chenery said that because lumber was so hard to get at Biak, supply might have to fly lumber from here for Colonel Brownfield's house on Biak.
The weather in Biak is cloudy and raining in the afternoon, the night and toward the morning with a temperature of 24-30 degrees Celsius and humidity of 74-98 pct.
Higgins repeated the recollections to Biak officials such a to name the hospital's new wing for her grandmother.
Surprisingly, a new study using both laser ablation ICPMS and PIXE PIGME has sourced the most distant stemmed tool, from Biak Island (Friede 2005: II, 86; Figures 2 and 11) to the Umleang obsidian source on Lou Island, in Manus province (Figure 11) and represents the first evidence that this source was in use during the mid-Holocene (Torrence et al.
The transfer has raised opposition from some local residents who fear it will reduce visits by Japanese tourists to Biak.
The rain and the gloom were not unwelcome; Biak Mail said to me that he guessed that this was what snow-season felt like.
On 1 October 2002, four were killed in Nabire, two in Biak, two in Jayapura, and four in Wamena.
Still, Morehouse covers a field of inquiry that has been overlooked for far too long as she chronicles the combat record of the 93rd Division, which was sent to the Pacific and conducted mop-up operations against the Japanese on Moratai, Biak, and Mindanao.
Fleet; commanded USS Perry; served in Bureau of Navigation (1942-43), USS Indiana in Gilbert, New Hebrides, and Marshall Islands (1943-44), Amphibious Group 8, Seventh Fleet Amphibious Force (1944-45); participated in landings at Morotai, Leyte, and Lingayen; commanded VII Force in assault on Biak and Sansapor; responsible for landings in southwestern Luzon and Palawan, Philippines (1945); Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel (1945); commander, Battleships and Cruisers, Atlantic Fleet (1945-47); Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Personnel (1947-50); Commander in Chief, Atlantic and U.S.
Twenty-seven Japanese tourists were blocked Tuesday from visiting a historic cave that was used by Japanese soldiers during World War II on Indonesia's Biak Island, the state-run Antara news agency reported.
When he was a young lieutenant with the 41st Infantry Division, he and his men were pinned down on the beaches of Biak, an island off west New Guinea, where he was wounded by a mortar shell but back in action after three months of mending.
Biak, an island to the north, once looked like Irian from the air: a carpet of deep green.