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 Betikama High School War Museum:

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Address: Honiara, Solomon Islands Back to Solomon Islands
Postal address: P.O. Box 516
Honiara, Solomon Islands

BW157 Bell P-400 Airacobra (wreck)

BW157 Bell P-400 Airacobra (wreck)

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City: Honiara
Zip code:  
Island: Guadalcanal
Country: Solomon Islands
Web site: www.betikamacollege.edu.sb 
Phone: + 0677 30223
Opening hours: Monday - Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00
  Friday and Sunday: 08:00 - 12:00
  Closed on Saturday
Admission prices:  
Gift shop:  
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Aircraft collection:

At the Betikama school is a small open-air museum with artefacts from the battle of Guadalcanal (1942-1943).




Bell P-400 Airacobra (wreck)

Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless (wreck)

Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat (wreck)

Where on Display:


 Various Plane Engines

 P39 Bell Airacobra – in 1 piece

 American Douglas SBD-3 Dive Bomber - US Navy #06662 – 29 Sep 42-29 Dec 42 (3 Months Service) – in 1 piece

 Long Range Bomber Drop Tank - rusted

 American Jerry Cans - rusted

 American Fire Extinguisher

 Japanese ?mm Deck Gun

 Carrier Universal (Bren Gun Carrier)

 Naval Gun Barrels

 Japanese ?30/40?mm Mountain Gun

Out the Back


 "?" the Croc

 M2 Cletrac Tractor – This was used to push big Aircraft around the Airfield.

 Japanese ?mm Mountain Gun

 Piper Cherekee Plane "The Flying Priest"



o American & Japanese Machine Guns

Left to Right

o B-17 Belly Gunners Turret – minus gun

o 44 Gallon Drum of the US QMC (QuarterMasters Corps) – good condition

o Mortar Carriers Back Pack

o US Oil Can

o Part of the Fusalage from a B-24D Bomber from Marovo Lagoon – Blondie or ?

o Various Artillery/Navy Shell’s

o Japanese Rotary Magazine from Machine Gun

o Japanese Knee Mortar Tube

o Helmet – British

o Helmet – American

o Helmet - Japanese Army

o Japanese Gas Masks

o Japanese Water Bottle

o American Water Bottle with Bullet Hole entry and exit

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