Making History Project
"Preserving Veterans' Stories"
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Weekly Review for Veterans and Oral History for Friday, October 2, 2015

Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week for U.S. Veterans. Enjoy!

 

Talking History: Making History Project panel presentation at the MWWHA 2015 Conference

War and Peace: WWII Trauma 70-Years Later

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Talking History: Making History Project presentation at MWWHA 2014 uploaded

HungerKrieg: The War of the Calorie During World War II

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2015-07-07_13-37-20-640x356Battles of History: Caen – 1944 Normandy France

Operation Charnwood was an Anglo-Canadian offensive that took place from 8 to 9 July 1944, during the Battle of Normandy. The operation was intended to at least partially capture the German-occupied French city of Caen, which was an important Allied objective during the opening stages of Operation Overlord.

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Thank you for reading (and sharing).  Stay tuned for next week’s weekly review for U.S. Veterans.

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About Author

Patrick Russell

Director and oral historian for the Making History Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Veteran stories for future generations. Resides in Miami, Florida, where he has been a practicing lawyer since 1994. Proudly serves as a staff member for the University of Florida Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, in addition to being a member of the Oral History Association, American Historical Association; Friends and Family of the 508 P.I.R.; and the Battle of the Bulge Association. Graduated from Marquette University with a B.A. in Political Science, and a law degree from the University of Miami School of Law. Additional courses and workshops for oral history and museum studies have been taken at Baylor University and Harvard University, Harvard Extension School. Contact info: (305) 608-2977 or patrick@makehistoryproject.com.

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