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Touring Omba in Solomon Islands.

Omba in the region of Solomon Islands (general) is located in Solomon Islands - some 13 mi (or 21 km) East of Honiara, the country's capital city.

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Time in Omba is now 12:48 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Guadalcanal" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Volonavua, Vatunandi, Tutumu, Tenavatu, Tenaru or Buala. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Underwater Scenes from the Solomon Islan...

03:19 min ( May 28, 2011 by BottomtimeProd)
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Some underwater shots from diving on the Bilikiki in the Solomon Islands with Weaver's Dive and Travel

Iles Salomon (SI-1) Solomon's Islands (I...

10:22 min ( January 12, 2007 by M8MAM)
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Excursion in the Langa Langa Lagoon on the island of Malaita, Solomon's island www.marcopoloimaginaire.com


Karumolun Village Performance Solomon I...

02:24 min ( May 28, 2011 by BottomtimeProd)
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Solomon's version of Blue Man Group. These guys made music with PVC pipe and flip-flops. Karumolun Village is a small village, population of about 100. They put on a very nice show for us when the cre...

Four Minutes - B-17 Almost makes it back...

06:47 min ( December 22, 2009 by MorrisrulensScott)
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Four Minutes- Dedicated to the crew of B-17E S/N 41-2420 "On Thursday 24 September 1942, Boeing B-17E serial number 41-2420 - Bessie, Jap Basher, was part of the 42nd Bombardment Squadron on a bombing...


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Interesting facts about this location

Koli Point action

The Koli Point action, during 3–12 November 1942, was an engagement between U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army forces and Imperial Japanese Army forces around Koli Point on Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign. The U.S. forces were under the overall command of Major General Alexander Vandegrift, while the Japanese forces were under the overall command of Lieutenant General Harukichi Hyakutake. In the engagement, U.S. Marines from the 7th Marine Regiment and U.S.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.48, 160.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:1942 in Japan, 1942 in the Solomon Islands, Battles and operations of World War II involving the Solomon Islands, Battles of World War II involving Japan, Battles of World War II involving the United States, Conflicts in 1942, Military history of Japan during World War II, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, United States Marine Corps in World War II

Battle for Henderson Field

The Battle for Henderson Field, also known as the Battle of Henderson Field or Battle of Lunga Point by the Japanese, took place from 23–26 October 1942 on and around Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. The battle was a land, sea, and air battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II and was fought between the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy and Allied forces. The battle was the third of the three major land offensives conducted by the Japanese during the Guadalcanal campaign.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.48, 160.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:1942 in Japan, 1942 in the Solomon Islands, Battles and operations of World War II involving the Solomon Islands, Battles of World War II involving Japan, Battles of World War II involving the United States, Conflicts in 1942, Military history of Japan during World War II, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, United States Marine Corps in World War II

Battle of Edson's Ridge

The Battle of Edson's Ridge, also known as the Battle of the Bloody Ridge, Battle of Raiders Ridge, and Battle of the Ridge, was a land battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II between Imperial Japanese Army and Allied ground forces. It took place from 12–14 September 1942, on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, and was the second of three separate major Japanese ground offensives during the Guadalcanal Campaign. In the battle, U.S. Marines, under the overall command of U.S.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.48, 160.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:1942 in Japan, 1942 in the Solomon Islands, Battles and operations of World War II involving the Solomon Islands, Battles of World War II involving Japan, Battles of World War II involving the United States, Conflicts in 1942, Military history of Japan during World War II, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, United States Marine Corps in World War II

Henderson Field (Guadalcanal)

Henderson Field is a former military airfield on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands during World War II. Today it is Honiara International Airport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.48, 160.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Defunct United States Marine Corps facilities

Honiara International Airport

For the military history of the airport, see Henderson Field (Guadalcanal) Honiara International Airport, formerly known as Henderson Field, is an airport located on Guadalcanal Island in the Solomon Islands. It is the only international airport in the Solomon Islands and is located 8 kilometers from the capital Honiara. Control of the airstrip was the focus of months of fighting in the Guadalcanal campaign during World War II.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.48, 160.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Solomon Islands, Buildings and structures in Honiara, Defunct United States Marine Corps facilities