Posts Tagged With: writing

The Family Story and Remembering a Soldier

Please bear with me as I get a train of thought out. I have been talking with a colleague who identifies himself (as I do) as a historian and genealogist. We were talking about the NARA records article I shared yesterday and a comment I saw about genealogists not being included in this NARA survey. […]

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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 – 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 – Combat Medic Book Review

I read a book last week called Combat Medic World War II by John Kerner, M.D. I had seen this book recommended by a couple of people on FaceBook and it caught my attention a couple of times when I was looking for books at Pritzker Military Museum and Library in Chicago. Finally I checked […]

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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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