WWII on Savu

The cave at Lie Madira served as a Japanese hideaway during the Second World War. In 1943, a Captain Lundin of the US Airforce was shot down off Savu, spending several hours in the sea fighting off sharks with a pistol before he was rescued.

Captain Lundin was shot down off Savu

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