The Fallen of WW2 (interactive presentation)

The Fallen of World War 2 The Fallen of World War II is an interactive documentary that examines the human cost of the second World War and the decline in battle deaths in the years since the war. The 15-minute data visualization uses cinematic storytelling techniques to provide viewers with a fresh and dramatic perspective of a pivotal moment in history. The film follows a linear narration, but it allows viewers to pause during key moments to interact with the charts and dig deeper into the numbers. Click here for the story

Ken Krueger’s 90th Birthday Party! (and book signing)

Saturday, December 6, 2014 7:00-9:30 pm at Bethlehem Baptist Church 5151 Program Ave. Door A, Mounds View, MN  55112 Brief program at 7pm, light refreshments available.
Help us celebrate Minnesota veteran Ken Krueger’s 90th birthday and the release of the second edition of his WWII memoir, “Fighting for Delphine.”
Ken’s new book contains the original story plus ten additional chapters and color photographs, highlighting his return to France sixty-seven years after leaving the War and his first love behind.
Please invite family and friends to meet Ken and the author, and to join us in honoring one member of the “Greatest Generation.”
Read flyer for the event.

318th Infantry Regiment (WWII) Contacts?

Do you have any contacts (historians or veterans) for the 318th Infantry Regiment(WWII)? 
If so, please contact Don Patton. Some documents have been found about a soldier from that unit who is considered MIA.  If a family member can be found there is a good chance to get him identified or at a minimum give the family some answers about his death.

Ritchie Boys Film

Ritchie Boys Film:  Young men who fled Nazi Germany return as US soldiers trained in intelligence and psychological warfare
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 7:00-9:00 pm at William Mitchell College of Law Auditorium 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN Open to the public. Students and seniors free; $10 general public.
Website for the local sponsoring organization