The sea water is the wonderful part. It is warm, 80 degrees, limpid, clear and incredibly blue. Each degree of sunlight gives it another shade of blue and it is so clear one can see bottom plainly at 60 ft. depth. And full of fish of all colors and shapes.
Harry to Katherine, Wake Island, January 10, 1941
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More About Bonnie Gilbert
History opens new doors all the time if you go knocking. I chose history as my academic focus years ago, have an MA in history, and teach college history courses, so I have been knocking on those doors a long time.
My M.O. is: open your eyes and mind to the past, recognize new perspectives in history, and reconsider the present in new light. History does matter.Read More
Recent Blog Posts
October 22, 2014 |
In 2011, a worker discovered a group of human remains exposed on the north beach of Wake Island near the site...
October 12, 2014 |
There is no better way to visit the war memorials in Washington D.C. than in the company of our nation’s war...
September 29, 2014 |
The Railway Man is the story of an ordinary man whose horrific experiences as a POW left him emotionally crippled...
September 5, 2014 |
My friend and colleague, Duane A. Vachon, Ph.D, has been writing a column on Medal of Honor recipients for the...