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Posts Tagged: Leon LeRoy

A Dog, the President's Son, and a Grieving Sailor, an Incredible Story from World War II

A Dog, the President’s Son, and a Grieving Sailor

Sometimes historical research is dry, but often it brings up fascinating stories. While reading excerpts from 1945 issues of Time Magazine, a story grabbed my attention. It involved Antioch, California—the small (at the time) town I used as the hometown for the heroes in my Wings of Glory series. A bit of time over microfiche copies of the Antioch Ledger pulled the details together. Like many good stories, this inv... Read Article