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
Building for War
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
September 5, 2014 |
My friend and colleague, Duane A. Vachon, Ph.D, has been writing a column on Medal of Honor recipients for the...
July 28, 2014 |
Midway Atoll is ruled by the birds again, after a short stay by humans during the twentieth century....
June 24, 2014 |
On June 17, 2014, President Obama announced a massive expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands marine sanctuary to...
May 30, 2014 |
The JPAC Wake Island mission began three years ago with the discovery of a group of human remains on the north...