Yokoi’s Cave in Guam is unlike any tourist destination anywhere in the world. It is just a tiny hole in the ground. It is not even a real cave. What’s amazing about this site, however, is not its appearance, but the extraordinary story behind it.
In 1941, right after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japanese troops attacked Guam. The tiny island-nation tried to fight back but after two days of strafing, Guam’s governor finally surrendered the US territory. What followed was what Guam locals call the “darkest [Read more…]