...since the landing on Guadalcanal in 1942. A tiny island, but necessary for a refueling stop for bombers.
If you don't know anything about the attack, and subsequent long effort to rid the island of defenders, do a search engine, go to the library or find a participant that's willing to talk about it. It's part of our history and a testament of the bravery of our armed forces.
In Case You've Wondered
My blog is where my wandering thoughts are interspersed with stuff I made up. So, if while reading you find yourself confused about the context, don't feel alone. I get confused, too.
If you're here for the stories, I started another blog: scratchingforchange.blogspot.com
One other thing: sometimes I write words you refuse to use in front of children, or polite company, unless you have a flat tire, or hit your thumb with a hammer.
I don't use them to offend; I use them to embellish.