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
July 28, 2015 |
Wake Island dodged a bullet earlier this month. On July 11 a tropical storm formed south of Hawaii near Johnston...
July 23, 2015 |
A few days ago the Associated Press announced that Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation apologized to American POWs...
June 19, 2015 |
I recently attended a thought-provoking lecture by Terry Hunt titled “Rethinking Easter Island’s Mysterious...
May 19, 2015 |
Anyone connected to the Wake Island civilian contractors’ story either has or wants to have a copy of the...