Posts Tagged With: military historian Chicago

Military Monday – Excerpt from “The Replacement”

On May 8, I will release my next book Stories of the Lost, available through my author website. You can pre-order a signed copy today! This is an excerpt of one chapter about Frankie Winkler. The Family Story My grandmother told me a story about my cousin Frankie Winkler, saying he enlisted in the Army […]

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Military Monday – Excerpt from “The Tiger”

On May 8, I will release my next book Stories of the Lost, available through my author website. This is an excerpt of one chapter about Robert Brouk, a Flying Tiger. Christmas 1941 – Burma “CHRISTMAS IN THE TRENCHES” or more appropriately, “War in the Air”. The morning started out pretty calm, even though the […]

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Follow Friday – Writing Sites February 28, 2013

I encourage everyone to write their family stories. You do not have to publish a book, but write the stories to pass to the next generation. This information is so important. To help you with this task, here are a few writing blogs I enjoy reading. Many have writing prompts to get the creative juices […]

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Military Monday – The Dead of Winter Book Review

I just finished reading this book, The Dead of Winter by Bill Warnock. What a powerful book! I have done genealogical research on my family’s World War II soldiers, almost all of whom died in service. I have worked with military records (IDPFs, Morning Reports, After Action Reports, and Unit Histories to name a few.) […]

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