The last known Quad Cities survivor of that attack was laid to rest. Thanks to the work of one woman, Eldon Baxter's powerful story will live on in the future.
“Broadway Ben” is about Curt Loewenstein. He had served in the Resistance and as an interpreter during the Holocaust.
The Hidden Child publication featured A BOOK by ME in their 2017 edition. The article focused on two books: Edwarda Opatowska Saved My Life and A Nazi Loved Me.
Galesburg, IL celebrates a Rosie the Riveter's 99th birthday. Julia worked in Burlington making bombs in a factory during World War II. She later moved to California to working on aircraft for soldiers overseas.
Zach Cantwell and Luke Bradburn, both age 15, along with Pam Johnson of the Daughters of the American Revolution and CreateSpace Publishing, put together "Floyd Ragsdale: A Soldier Who Dodged Death in WWII," a children's book that shares Ragsdale's story.
Ms. Gabre's book is "The Plight of Ethiopian Girls," and it's about her life and the struggle for young Ethiopian women. It was illustrated by Faith Mutum of Rock Island.
Henry Wood was drafted into the military his senior year of high school. He served in World War II, earning him a purple heart. Now that story will live on, thanks to some Rockridge Jr. High 8th graders, who wrote and illustrated his history.