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Of Terns and Planes

Poster for the US Army Corps of Engineers, WWII

In July 1942, the armies of democracy battled the armies of totalitarianism, but a smaller battle raged between US Army Engineers and a little bird called the sooty tern. While researching the Army engineers for my novel With Every Letter (Revell, 2012), I ran into an intriguing little story in Barry Fowle’s Builders and Fighters: US Army Engineers in World… Read more »

Of Terns and Planes

Seventy years ago, in July 1942, the armies of democracy battled the armies of totalitarianism, but a smaller battle raged between US Army Engineers and a little bird called the sooty tern. While researching the Army engineers for my upcoming novel With Every Letter (Revell, September 2012), I ran into an intriguing little story in Barry Fowle’s… Read more »