of Japanese Veteran
'My Guadalcanal' is the story of the men of an anti-tank
gun company who lived and died on the island. Genjirou Inui was
a 2nd Lt. in the Japanese army. We had been there from August 30,
1942 to February 7, 1943.
Contemporary and WWII photographs of the trail, and poems by Col.
Kingsley Norris, M.D, written in 1942 while he served in New Guinea.
An excellent veteran oral history, full of photographs and recollections
about his service in the RAN and events that lead up to the sinking
of the HMAS Canberra during the battle of Savo Island, August 9, 1942
WW II-U.S. Navy Page
This website was created by veteran Willie Harper. He was a crewmember
on the USS San Juan CL 54 and PT 38 and PT 45. Also, stationed at
the U S Naval Section Base on Isle of Ile Nou-Noumea, New Caledonia-1944
Irving "Pappy" Gunn
A link from Peter Dunn's website about this famous 5th AF figure.
L. Smith, USMC Ace
Medal of Honor recipient, a leader of "Cactus" Air Force Wildcat fighter
pilot, shot down 19 Japanese airplanes over Guadalcanal in 1942
Excellent veteran interview with photographs about flying the SB2C
"The Beast" from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, his squadron
leap-frogged up the line to an airstrip at Munda, New Georgia, then
a beachhead airstrip on Bougainville.
History of USMC veteran Leonard E. Skinner about his WWII experiences
from Guadalcanal, the Marianas and Okinawa.