Jay Maloney tells Keith Simon of KCME 88.7 FM about his WWII father, Joe Maloney’s letters written in 1942, from Guadalcanal. One day they showed up on Jay’s door step, in shoe box. This opened up a whole new past Jay knew very little about. The letters tell of his father’s time in Guadalcanal. From Mists of Time’s Patty Butler Spiers produced a documentary telling the story. See trailer here The documentary, Guadalcanal 1942: A Christmas Story is making the film festival circuit staring in Sept. check this out.
Hear the broadcast Sunday, July 19th on KCME 88 FM 5-6 pm and on Jazz 93.5 FM 6-7pm.