Guam: America retook it at great cost

Ben on Guam

In light of North Korea’s threats to attack Guam, we should consider the sacrifice America made to retake and hold what American military leaders called “the  key to the Pacific.” This strategic island in the Marianas chain includes Guam, Saipan and Tinian, …

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Mom and Dad made WW II history

World War II biography of a U. S. Marine

As a small child during World War II, I could never claim to know much about this conflagration, which Ernie Pyle called “an unmitigated misfortune.” My main sources were my parents’ stories, related over the dinner table. Later I found 400 letters …

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