War, Remembrance and Reward

A journalist's tribute to the WW II generation changed lives--including his own

When I set out to write about the men and women who came of age in the Great Depression and then World War II, it was a way of saying thank you to the people who had given me the life I have today. I hoped members of that generation would read the stories and perhaps share their own with members of their family.

That has happened to a much greater degree than I had anticipated. But what has been equally gratifying is the response of younger generations of Americans who read the books and sought out their parents or grandparents...

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