World War II and the Pacific Theater: General Island Life (Lesson Plan)

During World War II in the Pacific Theater, Daniel Dortch Price of Mount Olive, N.C., shot two 16mm films of camp and island life in Guadalcanal in 1943. Using Price’s films and an oral history interview with him, this teacher’s packet explores the daily aspects of Pacific island life in WWII, as told or seen by North Carolinians through original letters, photographs, daily diary entries, or through interviews held in the Military Collection at the State Archives of North Carolina.