S2E4 – Itascatown

Itascatown lighthouse on Howland Island

Earhart light, near Itascatown on Howland Island.

1600 miles southwest of Honolulu, a pair of recent high school graduates found themselves stranded on tiny, rat-infested Howland Island. For two months, they dealt with unexpected visits by Japanese bombers, stripping them of their shelter and their resources. This is the story of one of those men.



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