It makes sense to have a local quarry due to the massive construction
runways, roads and perimeter mounds. I can imagine that
most of the
Pacific islands where U.S. Forces existed contained a quarry.
It was impossible to carry
everything to the Pacific islands in a ship. Being in the
Military in World War 2, and even today, meant that when you got there you had
dig in and survive. That's what this quarry is doing. These men are