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Old 04-03-2013, 09:33 PM   #148
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"Ironbottom Sound" (Iron Bottom Sound or Ironbottomed Sound) is the name given by Allied sailors to Savo Sound, the stretch of water at the southern end of The Slot between Guadalcanal, Savo Island, and Florida Island of the Solomon Islands, because of the dozens of ships and planes that sank there during the Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942-43.. Prior to the war, it was called Sealark Channel.. Every year on the battle's anniversary, a US ship in the area cruises into the waters and drops a wreath to commemorate those who lost their lives. For many Navy sailors, and those that served in the area during that time, the waters in this area are considered sacred, and strict silence is observed as ships cruise through...
The Solomon Islands are a collection of nearly one thousand islands in Oceania that form a sovereign country. They lie to the east of Papua New Guinea in Melanesia and cover a land area of 28,400 square kilometres (11,000 sq mi). The country's capital, Honiara, is located on the island of Guadalcanal... you know how he found you? think this Boy Boss has got any notion of the sorts of sons of widow's that're huntin' him?.. can tell ya I don't want to be the party that was on board...

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