September 15, 1944.

MacArthur demanded this wretched island be taken… That’s all I want to say about that. So many violent deaths.

This is just a Hollywood movie (“The Pacific” by Hanks/Spielberg). No Hollywood movie can ever “show” war.  I cannot imagine what it truly must have been like.

(Editor’s Note: My apologies but when I try and post with my phone Word App like here, things get “messed up”.)

7 thoughts on “Peleliu”

  1. We could never imagine what those men went through. And it’s very understandable where the saying, “There are no atheists in a foxhole.” came from. I imagine it would apply to the men in those amphibious vehicles coming to shore as well.

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