World Tour

25th July 2017

Departing Henderson Field, Solomon Islands, for Auckland

The Battle for Henderson Field 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.

Commemoration plaque for Henderson Field.