WLOX Editorial: Munro is one of America’s best

74 years ago, a contingent of Marines was trapped on Guadalcanal facing annihilation. A painting illustrates a group of small boats evacuating the Marines. The man who volunteered to lead  the five Higgins boats and positioned himself and his boats in harm’s way to cover the withdrawal, was a signalman 1st class in the United States Coast Guard. Still two weeks from his 23rd birthday, Douglas A. Munro went above and beyond the call of duty.