Cape Gloucester (also known as Tuluvu) is a headland, in the northwest of the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea, at Coordinates: . This article discusses the island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea (or ˈpæpjuːə in Tok Pisin: Papua Niugini) officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is a country in Oceania A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. It was the site of the Battle of Cape Gloucester, part of Operation Cartwheel, in 1943. The Battle of Cape Gloucester was a battle in the Pacific theater of World War II, which took place between late December 1943 and April Operation Cartwheel (1943–1944 was the major Military strategy for the Allies in the Pacific theater of World War II. Year 1943 ( MCMXLIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar of the Gregorian calendar.