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In 2017, the journal, The Hoosier Genealogist: Connections, a magazine published by the Indiana Historical Society, began publishing a three part series about how I discovered and reconstructed the story of my father’s WWII experiences.

Part I and Part II can be found in the following issues: The Hoosier Genealogist: Connections- Spring/Summer, 2017 and Fall/Winter, 2017. Part III is forthcoming.

The following link will take you to the Connections website where you can read a version of Part II and find directions for ordering hard copies of the first two parts of the series. I plan on expanding the series into a book that will include accounts about the Horse Creek region of my father’s and of my own upbringing.

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