Posts Tagged With: military

Stories of the Lost Book Update

As 2013 ended and 2014 rolled around I really began looking closely at my book, Stories of the Lost, which I had planned to publish by now. That did not happen. The final story in the book, about James Privoznik, who died on January 11, 1945, has taken on a life of its own. When […]

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Military Monday – Vanished Book Review

I just finished reading the book Vanished The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II by Wil S. Hylton. This book blew me away. My research and writing has been focused on WWII Europe and mostly infantrymen with one pilot. I wasn’t ready to move to the Pacific yet but certain events, […]

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Military Monday – World War II Stories Sought

I received this email from Casa Italia in Stone Park, IL. Please contact the author directly if you wish to participate. I am currently working, with another author, on a book to share the experiences of people who were children or teens during the Second World War. Our book, for middle school and high school […]

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Military Monday – Pritzker Military Library Gala 2013

Saturday evening I volunteered at the Pritzker Military Library‘s 2013 Liberty Gala. The event was held at the Chicago Hilton. It honored veterans past and present, showcased the library’s amazing collection and resources, and celebrated the 10th anniversary of the library. That evening, Vietnam veteran and author Tim O’Brien was awarded the 2013 Pritzker Military […]

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Military Monday – Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day and we honor those who served our country. How will you honor those who fought? Who do you honor? How will I be honoring the day? I’m giving my Finishing the Story lecture at Casa Italia today and will share the stories of Michael Kokoska, WWI; Frankie Winkler, WWII; and Robert […]

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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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