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    Vilu Guadalcanal Province Solomon Islands

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Lat 9° 19' 0S Long 159° 46' 60E  Vilu village is located roughly seven miles west of Honiara.

Vilu War Museum
This war memorial park developed by Malaita Fred Kona. They have a number of Japanese infantry weapons and American wrecks. The biggest and most well preserved is the F4F Wildcat, also an F4U and P-38. There are also a number of memorial plaques. During the Guadalcanal tensions of 1999-2000, the museum was neglected and is overgrown. Locals maintain it during periods when Japanese or American tourists visit the area.

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Last Updated
May 3, 2016

 

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