Happy Birthday to Battle of the Bulge Soldier Harold Bradley

Today I was reminded of the recent birthday of a veteran from one of my books. Harold Bradley was a farmer from Elmore City, Oklahoma, when he was drafted into the Army. He fought with the 740th Tank Battalion in the Ardennes Forest during the Battle of the Bulge. Bradley survived the war and years... Continue Reading →

Thank A Vet for Your Freedoms!

Photo taken inside the IN War Memorial Museum in Indianapolis. As we celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s freedoms, I reflect on the World War II stories I’ve heard and written about in the past decade. Dean Reckard of Huntington, Indiana, was part of the D-Day invasion in June 1944. Stories of pilots and soldiers... Continue Reading →

WWII Veteran Lorraine Hook Davis Served in the Coast Guard

Lorraine Hook Davis served in the Coast Guard during WWII. On the final day of our Military Appreciation Week veteran stories, we celebrate one of the 350,000 women who enlisted in the newly-created American military branches for women – Lorraine Hook Davis. Lorraine Hook Davis' photo is on the left of the cover of my... Continue Reading →

WWII POW Escapes Czechoslovakian Prison to Freedom

Richard Beach from Ohio was captured by the Germans in the Hurtgen Forest. This story in my weekly series of excerpted stories from my books is about Richard Beach who became a prisoner of war (POW) with the Germans. The POWs were a special group of veterans for what they endured. I was always excited... Continue Reading →

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