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  • From Tuscany to the Mohave

    From Tuscany to the Mohave

    Guiseppena Bellandi Perry remembers the events -- and the husbands -- who brought her from her native Italy to the desert of Needles, Calif.

  • Conscientious objectors 65 years ago

    Conscientious objectors 65 years ago

    Paying homage to those imprisoned at Mancos Camp, Colo., during World War II.

  • When war came home

    Ivan Doig’s new novel, The Eleventh Man, follows a Montana man across the globe during World War II.

  • Oregon internees to get honorary degrees

    Japanese Americans forced to leave college during World War II will get a "symbolic apology."

  • Brave 'yellowbellies' served the West well

    In Smoke Jumping on the Western Fire Line, Mark Matthews tells the story of the conscientious objectors who pioneered smokejumping to fight Western forest fires during World War II

  • The Boys of Winter

    In The Boys of Winter, Charles Sanders tells the true stories of three champion skiers who joined the Army’s 10th Mountain Division during World War II and fought in Italy’s rugged Apennine Mountains

  • High Country

    Willard Wyman’s novel High Country tells the story of a Depression-era boy who is wounded in World War II but finds healing in the Sierra Nevada

  • Resurrected memories of a prison camp

    "Snow Country Memories: Interned in North Dakota," a new exhibit at the North Dakota Museum of Art, brings to life the World War II-era Fort Lincoln Internment Camp and the people who lived there, like poet Itaru Ina

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