April 2015

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Fido Goes to War

American families had already sent their sons and daughters off to the military. Now it was time to send their pet dogs. By Melissa Amateis Marsh

The Battle of Burp Gun Corner

Pilots didn’t know much about ground combat, but when Nazi soldiers charged at the US 435th Glider Pilot Company, it was time to learn fast. By George Cholewczynski

Talking Treason

Tokyo Rose was Japan’s radio voice to GIs in the Pacific, so the US Army threw her in jail. But was this Japanese American a traitor or a scapegoat? By Chuck Lyons

The Khaki Parade down Bourbon Street

How millions of GIs passing through New Orleans on their way overseas turned a few blocks of bars, restaurants, and strip clubs into a permanent party. By Richard Campanella




Notes from our Editor: “A Better Beast”


Letters from Our Readers

Home Front

War-Winning Meatloaf


Noel Neill


Fort Miles on Delaware’s Coast
Delaware State Parks website

I Was There

Island-Hopping to Okinawa

War Stories

Memories from the War Years

Books and Media

Our Latest Reviews

Theater of War

Guadalcanal Diary

78 RPM

Lionel Hampton

WWII Events

A Calendar of Present-Day Happenings


GIs: Guarding the Delaware Coast