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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.
As a result, Higgins' long-planned trip to Biak to discuss political issues with its leaders became an opportunity to also represent her family.
The Biak Island artefact is remarkably similar to stemmed tools found on Garua Island, just offshore from New Britain, but, surprisingly, it was made instead from obsidian that outcrops on Lou Island (Figures 1 and 11).
The transfer has raised opposition from some local residents who fear it will reduce visits by Japanese tourists to Biak.
CIC agents were subsequently involved in combat operations at Saidor, the Admiralties, Finschhafen, Oro Bay, Aitape, Hollandia, Wakde-Sarmi, Sansapor, Biak, Morotai, the Solomons, New Caledonia, Bougainville, and New Britain, prior to their heavy involvement in the Philippines.
In April 1944, after a refitting period back at Finchhaven, Herrings 596th SAW battalion sailed aboard an LST (landing ship tank) to support the invasion of 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.
During World War II he served in New Guinea; Biak Island; Luzon, the Philippines; and Yokohama, Japan.
On 1 October 2002, four were killed in Nabire, two in Biak, two in Jayapura, and four in Wamena.
Others came from Banjermasin via Batavia to Surabaya and to Biak, others continuing to Hollandia.
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.
Biak was a key battle, because Kuzumi had made the most murderous discovery of the war.