World War II History

Eisenhower

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On a visit to Pennsylvania years ago I was honored to interview Stanley Wolfe. Stanley once owned Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Blackhawk Cockshutt tractor. It was a cool piece of machinery that if I read it right is now owned by the Gettysburg Park District. It was cool to see that President Eisenhower had a bit […]

D-Day exhibit

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The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) has a new D-Day exhibit honoring the 75th D-Day Anniversary. The exhibit is titled, “In This Great Struggle: The Greatest Generation Remembers World War II.” The D-Day exhibit opened on June 6, 2019. I had the honor of viewing the exhibit which is built around the audio […]

Jay County museums

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I recently traveled to Portland, Indiana to cover the Jay County Art and Fiber show. While there, one of the opportunities on this hosted trip was to see the two Jay County museums. Since I love history and to learn about the place I am visiting, this was just the icing on the cake! One […]

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Last Ride of the Valkyries

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Whenever I travel, I have a book in hand.  For me it is usually fiction, but sometimes I add in history, and you will love the book if interested in WWII history.  The book Last Ride of the Valkyries, The Rise and Fall of the Wehrmachthelferinnekorps During WWII is a treasure trove of women’s history.. […]

The National World War II Museum

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While most people visit New Orleans for Madris Gras or Bourbon Street, or even perhaps for the Creole history or food, my husband wanted to go to the National World War II Museum.  Keith is a true World War II history buff and when we headed south this past February, we decided to divert from […]