Monument Dedication at Fort Benning

Monument Dedication at Fort Benning

On October 3, 2013, a monument to the 87th Infantry Division was dedicated at the National Infantry Museum’s Memorial Walk of Honor at Fort Benning, GA. A video and numerous photos are available for viewing: Video Fort Benning Television Video Photos taken by an...

Book Review: Battle of the Bulge

A striking feature of this book is its size — 8×12 inches and copiously illustrated. And its title, “Battle of the Bulge” promises a comprehensive picture of the month-long battle — the largest in American history.

On illustrative grounds the book delivers. Author Danny S. Parker has gathered an astonishingly opulent and representative photo collection that dramatizes the month-long battle better than any collection I have perused. Additionally, he publishes numerous detailed maps.

Book Review: Soldiers to Citizens

Whether they had been urban or rural residents, millions of World War II ’s GIs deeply absorbed values during their military service that shaped their lives after the war.

They learned discipline; discipline day and night; discipline under fire, discipline in mud and snow; discipline under the most dire and dangerous conditions. They learned, no matter how impossible and threatening the situation, to achieve an objective assigned by an Army authority: and this hard-earned learning experience made all the difference in their subsequent lives.