Early morning fishermen on outrigger canoe in the Alotau Bay. Alotau is the capital of Milne Bay Province, a province of Papua New Guinea..The town is located within the area in which the invading Japanese army suffered their first land defeat in the Pacific War in 1942, before the Kokoda Track battle. A memorial park at the old battle site commemorates the event..Alotau became the provincial capital in 1969 after it was shifted from Samarai..Alotau is the gateway to the Milne Bay Province...
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