Hard Landing in Peleiu

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Kathy Johnson

While it has been more than a half of a century since this battle, let us not forget the men and women who lost their lives in service to our country. Palau is a destination dive spot. It is also a location where we lost too many serviceman who fought for my freedom before I was a twinkle in my mother's eye. This carrier made it ashore, but we'll never know how many of its crewman made it home.

Location: Palau, Peleliu Island


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