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Rearview Mirror: The Battle of the Ewa Plain is a little-known part of WWII

  • STAR-ADVERTISER
                                The discovery of artesian water led to the creation of the Ewa Plantation, which “made more men rich … than any other 14 square miles of cultivated soil on the face of the globe,” its president said.

    STAR-ADVERTISER

    The discovery of artesian water led to the creation of the Ewa Plantation, which “made more men rich … than any other 14 square miles of cultivated soil on the face of the globe,” its president said.

  • COURTESY JOHN BOND
                                Japanese attackers destroyed 24 planes at Marine Corps Air Station Ewa on Dec. 7, 1941.

    COURTESY JOHN BOND

    Japanese attackers destroyed 24 planes at Marine Corps Air Station Ewa on Dec. 7, 1941.

  • COURTESY JOHN BOND
                                The mooring mast at Ewa Field was lowered and converted for use as a control tower in 1941.

    COURTESY JOHN BOND

    The mooring mast at Ewa Field was lowered and converted for use as a control tower in 1941.

With the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II approaching Sept. 2, I’m writing several columns about it. Read more

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