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 Vet George Edward Buhler —Army Military Police / Europe

While serving in the Army as a military policeman in Europe, WWII vet George Buhler fought in major battles, including D-Day. In this week’s blog post, I’m going all of the way back to my first book – We Fought to Win: American WWII Veterans Share Their Stories (Book 1, World War II Legacies). George... Continue Reading →

WWII Vet Evelyn Beckman Brown Served in Coast Guard

Evelyn Beckman received training as a SPAR in New York City. Evelyn Beckman Brown and I only met a handful of times but we became fast friends. She immediately began mailing me notes of encouragement which I kept on file (every author needs encouragement!). The latest note arrived days before her death on December 19,... Continue Reading →

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