Welcome to Aitape

Aitape is a tiny coastal town east of Vanimo towards Wewak The Germans established a station here in 1905 and the jail they built in 1906 still stands above the town. It was used by the Japanese during WWII.In 1944 an Australian division pushed inland from Aitpe, against considerable Japanese opposition, to establish a base in the Torricelli Mountains. From there, they pushed the Japanese eastward until Wewak fell... Read More

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