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Military Monday – Medical Journals from World War II

As I write this, I’m sitting in a hotel in St. Louis at the 90th Division Association reunion. I’m looking through binder after binder of information. Morning Reports. Medical Journals kept by unit surgeons. Personnel records. A Chaplain’s diary (unpublished.) Photographs. Maps. And I’m not finished. The researcher I use at the National Personnel Records […]

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Follow Friday – Camp Butner Society

Did your soldier train at Camp Butner in North Carolina during the war years? One of mine did, James Privoznik, who I wrote about in my book, Stories of the Lost. There is now an official society that is taking membership to help raise funds to acquire an old building and restore it and obtain […]

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Reaching Out And Inspiring

Friday I had the opportunity to speak to Missouri S&T history majors and faculty. I am a 1999 graduate of Missouri S&T, although at the time of graduation, the name was  the University of Missouri – Rolla. I arrived about 15 minutes early to figure out where I was supposed to go and set out […]

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