Polly Lipscomb served as an Army Nurse in WWII

My book, They Did It for Honor: Stories of American WWII Veterans, contains five stories of female veterans who served during World War II. It’s not easy finding women veterans to interview as they were fewer in number than men. But the stories I’ve heard were all amazing. These gals were plucky to serve in... Continue Reading →

Vernon ‘Bun’ Affolder served at D-Day and Battle of the Bulge

My Vet of the Week is Vernon W. ‘Bun’ William Affolder of Decatur, IN. Mr. Affolder died on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. His birthday would have been tomorrow.   I interviewed him in his home three years ago. He became emotional about several parts of the war that were still very real to him. That... Continue Reading →

Profile of WWII vet Gale (‘Smoky’) Baller – US Army

For the past several years I've made it a point to interview WWII veterans. Their stories are always interesting and historic. I encourage you to tell a veteran -- any war-- thank you for their service. ** During World War II, Gale (‘Smoky’) Baller fought on the front line in Germany. “Machine gunners had high... Continue Reading →

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