B-17 vs. B-24

Tom Wiley was a B-17 pilot in WWII.  He’s a trim man with a friendly Midwestern accent, gray hair and glasses, and eyes that squint and twinkle when he smiles.  Most probably think him te....

Prize Winner

There’s tart irony in my following up a post on WWII GIs’ cynicism toward decorations with an annoucement of my own book prize.  My pretense of modesty has proven weak.  So, here....

Decorations

Every breakfast, I urge the men and women to order the military decorations to which they are entitled, if they don’t have them already.  I offer to help them fill out the simple paper for....

Tattoos

Some months ago, Erica Melville of Craigmore Creations Publishing in Portland, Oregon, contacted us with an idea for a project: she wanted to publish a coffee table book of World War II veterans&....