Category: history

Book 3: WWII research, POW Nurses, Bataan

While conducting research about the American WWII nurses who survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific, Mary Cronk Farrell’s Pure Grit is informative and detailing. In January 1941, orders are given for the U.S. Army General Hospital no.2, to move ten miles down a…

1 Shot Wednesday: Fall Hike

In the last two weeks, much has happened in my world. Guess which events are true and which are false: An unfit mother discards her daughter. A grandmother becomes a mother. A mother discovers a mass on her spine. A mother to many becomes…

Writing about World War II

That’s a daunting task. What hasn’t been said about World War II? Anyone over the age of forty has lived with its ramifications from memoirs, relatives, books, movies, and personal accounts. While my 1920s manuscript is in the process of publication for a November…