Washington State Magazine

Tag: Veterans

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Boocoo Dinky Dow: My Short, Crazy Vietnam War
Winter 2012
When the United States was in the thick of the Vietnam War, a legally blind, out of shape young man from Boise volunteered. Grady Myers had been rejected previously because of his physical problems, but the Army of 1968, desperate to fill its r...
Categories: Memoirs
Tags: Vietnam War, Veterans

Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great War
Fall 2012
In World War I, or the Great War, more than nine million combatants died, leaving behind approximately a million and a half widows. The war widows not only mourned their losses, they also faced quandaries about their new post-war roles in Germa...
Categories: History
Tags: Veterans, World War I, Widows

WSU Military Veterans: Heroes and Legends
Summer 2006
With three engines lost on a B-29 bombing run over Tokyo December 3, 1944, pilot Robert Goldsworthy and his crew bailed out. For the next nine months, he would endure brutal beatings as a Japanese prisoner of war. Far worse, he said, was the cold and...
Categories: Biography, Military sciences
Tags: World War II, Veterans