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For The Love Of Military History

When you walk into a classroom at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, there’s one desk that stands out. It’s ...

Out Of The Trenches: Racine Veteran Reflects on WWI

When the United States declared war on Germany in April 1917, millions of young men across the country lined up ...

Franklin Van Valkenburgh’s Pearl Harbor

The Pearl Harbor attack caught America by surprise and led to our entry into the Second World War. Meg Jones ...

Wisconsin In WWI: The Thick of It

One hundred years ago, Wisconsin went to war. In partnership with the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, we’re exploring stories of Wisconsin ...

WWI Veteran Recalls His Enlistment, Training, and Pranks

One hundred years ago, Wisconsin went to war. In partnership with the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, we’re exploring stories from Wisconsin ...

Carl Zeidler’s Ultimate Sacrifice

Carl Zeidler didn’t have to go to war. When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor he was the mayor of Milwaukee, ...

Mildred Harnack: Remembering The Wisconsin Woman Who Resisted Hitler

Mildred Fish Harnack was the only American woman executed by Hitler during World War II. Writer Meg Jones tell us ...

Veterans Tell Their Stories

Pressed for time, doctors often have little time to spend getting to know their patients. An innovative program at the ...

Veteran Cranberry Farmer

Wisconsin is the country’s largest producer of cranberries, and most of those are grown in the Northwoods. Emily Bright visited ...

Food Will Win The War

When most people think of food rationing, they think of WWII. But Americans were first urged to conserve during the ...

A Chaplain on the Front Lines

Not everyone who went to war was a soldier or nurse. Chaplin Walter Beaudette (1884-1962) was a Roman Catholic chaplain with the ...