Many a sailor found much idle time while at Midway Island. Some used that time to contemplate their fate and to put those thoughts into prose or poetry. The Land that God Forgot is one of those poems.
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AT MIDWAY THE “MINSTRELL” ENDS HER WANDERINGS,
AND MINE LIKEWISE PAUSE UNEXPECTEDLY
(Part two of excerpts from the book John Cammeron’s Odyssey. Part One can be found HERE)
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John Cammeron’s Odyssey Chapt. 9
John Cammeron’s Odyssey was published in 1928 as a collection of stories of Captain John Cammeron aboard the ship Ebon in the 1890’s. This excerpt describes the time that they spent at Midway Island.
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A Luau at Kure Island – John Lafayette ADR 3 SAR Hanger Midway Island 1964-65
This is a series of photos that belonged to ADR3 John Lafayette who passed in 2009. They depict a luau that the Midway SAR crew brought to the Kure crew, including a pig that they roasted on a fire and plenty of Schlitz beer.
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