Monthly Archives: October 2013

Military Monday – Infantry History Books

Are you looking for resources for the units in which your military ancestors served? Did you know that after World War II, some units created small booklets that highlighted the action of that unit during their time overseas? One such booklet was Peragiumus or We Accomplish for the 358th Infantry in Patton’s Third Army. This […]

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Military Monday – 2nd Edition To Soar With The Tigers Available

It is finished! The second edition release of To Soar with the Tigers, The Life and Diary of Robert Brouk has been released. To Soar with the Tigers is the story of Flying Tiger Robert Brouk, a Flight Leader in the 3rd Squadron of the American Volunteer Group during World War II. In the months […]

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Follow Friday – Writing Resources

Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it. ~Jeanette Winterson Do you feel like that? Here are a few writing books I love and have collected. The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character […]

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Workday Wednesday – “Call of Duty” a Story of a WAC

As I continue to research and write my military books, I’m doing a lot of reading on the Women’s Army Corps (WAC). One of the books I recently read was Call of Duty A Montana Girl in World War II by Grace Porter Miller. Miller was a WAC and served in the United States before […]

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Military Monday – Thank You For Your Service Book

Last week I attended the Pritzker Military Library’s book talk given by David Finkel on his new book Thank You For Your Service. I admit I have not yet read the book and at first was not sure why I wanted to attend because my focus is World War II right now. But he was going […]

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Military Monday – Glenview Hangar One Foundation and Museum

Have you ever walked into a historic site or former military area and felt the energy and know there are so many stories just waiting to be told? That’s how I felt this weekend when a friend and I visited Glenview’s Hangar One Foundation Museum.It is almost as if the men who trained and served […]

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