Memorial Day Special - Pacific Battle Islands of World War Two. Miland Brown has an excellent post at the World History Blog dealing with Memorial Day.
From the site:
Today is Memorial Day in the United States of America. The World History Blog salutes the soldiers who are defending America by fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan and solemly remembers those who gave their lives for the USA over the last 230 years. Here is a collection of histories of a few Pacific islands that saw major battles during World War Two.