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Limited available History

Look I was wrapped to go here as I already knew all the history of this place, but there is only... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Jaytle
,
Australia
Historical significance

This abanodoned and slightly overgrown airfield is of great historical significance to the island... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
pakabay
,
Adelaide, Australia
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28 Jan 2018
“Limited available History”
26 Mar 2017
“Historical significance”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Look I was wrapped to go here as I already knew all the history of this place, but there is only one little store that does anything to do with the American Airfield. For me personally it was still great to visit, but do your...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

This abanodoned and slightly overgrown airfield is of great historical significance to the island nation now known as Vanuatu for the place that it and the surrounding area paid in WWII, with the USAF based here and protective gun positions in the escarpment nearby. We...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

This airfield was extraordinarily important during WWII. The area was a thriving metropolis. Now there is almost nothing left. There are a few signs but that's about it. Worth a picture stop or two on an around the island tour, but that's it.

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We visited this as part of our Native Round Island Tour. It is great historical reference to see where the Americans were during WW2 & to try to imagine what it was like back then. There is not to much left to see here so...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

During World War II the US opened three airstrip facilities on Efate Island in the New Hebrides, what is today known as Vanuatu. These included:- a) Bauer Field, site of US Army Air Force’s bombers that attacked the Imperial Japanese Forces in the Solomon Islands...More

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