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Collections department, plans for 2022

The Collections staff and volunteers have been working hard on the Guadalcanal Campaign Collection. Our volunteers just finished up inventorying and taking photographs of the 3D objects in the Guadalcanal Campaign collection. We will be working on changing some of the display cases in the Guadalcanal Campaign exhibit. We also recently received a fabulous collection from the family of Charles A. Buser, who was a Marine who fought on Guadalcanal and featured in the Guadalcanal Exhibit. (Photo i... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Thursday, Dec 30, 2021

WWII Coast Guardsman Douglas A. Munro - only member of US Coast Guard to ever receive the Medal of Honor

DOUGLAS A. MUNRO WWII COAST GUARDSMAN Medal of Honor Submitted by Don Sanborn   The Wall of Honor at the Guadalcanal Museum displays those who were awarded the Medal of Honor for service during the Guadalcanal campaign.  Included are honorees from several  U. S. military services and various ranks. Unique is U. S. Coast Guardsman Douglas A. Munro in that he is, to date, the only member of the U. S. Coast Guard to ever receive the Medal of Honor. Douglas Albert Munro was bo... Read More
at Thursday, Jul 25, 2019


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