Thursday, November 21, 2013

2013 International Conference on World War 2

The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana (USA) is holding their annual World War II conference starting today, November 21, 2013, and running through Saturday, November 23. The theme is "1943: Victory in the Balance." A whole host of noted historians and speakers will deliver terrific talks on this theme and engage in lively discussions. Some featured speakers include Rick Atkinson, Donald Miller, and General (Ret.) David Petraeus.

But don't worry if you can't make it. You can watch the entire thing on your computer, LIVE, for FREE.

Next to attending in person, this is the next best thing!

For more information, visit the website at:

Monday, November 11, 2013

Veterans Day 2013

A  few words of thanks...a smile...a handshake.

Little things can mean so much. So today, thank a veteran, smile, shake their hand. Remember those who have fallen. And most importantly, never forget.

God bless our veterans for their valor...their courage...and their sacrifice.

Friday, November 08, 2013

WW2 News Round-Up

WW2-Themed Christmas Cards

A friend on Twitter designed some WW2-themed Christmas cards. They are fun, lighthearted, and full of good cheer! I love them. To order these cards, visit her blog here:


I'm under contract with The History Press to write a book on the POW camps in Nebraska during World War II. I'm happy to say that I'm making good progress with it despite health challenges this year and other assorted obstacles.

The book will be out mid-2014.

New National WWII Memorial App

Wow. This is pretty cool.

"Discover the WWII Memorial on the National Mall with the first-of-its-kind free WWII Memorial Mobile app available for download on iTunes and Google Play.
The World War II Memorial app enables users to explore the history behind the memorial and the millions of Americans it honors. The app has straightforward navigation with easy-to-use features and breathtaking photography of the Memorial.