I never cease to be amazed at the depth of information you can find on the Internet – like these sites on Guadalcanal. I used to love to sit an listen to my dad’s stories about Guadalcanal. Imagine being dropped off on an island that is swarming with enemy troupes and nasty insects. My father was a scout for the Marines in those days and it was his job to drop behind enemy lines to assess the potential firepower and what may lay ahead for the troupes.
I haven’t heard any of my father’s stories in 15 years, but these incredible websites brought it all back. I put them all in a binder to share with my family – many of whom are also in the military. Click on the binder below to open up a fascinating page in history: