[ Post a Response | The SteelNavy.Com Message Board ]
Re: 76 years ago today
Eternal thanks and honour to all the Americans, Australians, New Zealanders, Islanders...
...who contributed, sacrificed, to free the world.
My deepest respect to those brave sailors, marines and airmen who launched the first offensive of the Pacific War. Operation Shoestring was just that, not enough of anything and plenty of enemy!
The allied offensive begins in the Pacific with the invasion of Guadalcanal, Tulagi, and adjacent islands. I know I mention this every year. I do this to honor the memory of my father and his comrades in the 1st Marine Parachute Battalion who landed on Gavutu.
SteelNavy.Com Home Page