Speakers in 2010

HOMEFRONT PRISONERS OF WAR THOMAS K. OLIVER (USAAF)      Tom Oliver in 2009      Oliver photos 2012 PETER DAHLBERG (ARMY)      December 7, 1941      Friends for Life      He Took My Place       Christmas Lights HAROLD TAYLOR (USAAF)      Story of Had Taylor STAN LIEBERMAN (ARMY)     Story of Stan Lieberman LESTER SNYDER (USAAF)       Durkee's Crew WARREN FAGERLAND (ARMY) EJI SUYAMA (ARMY)      My Combat in the 442nd HARRY NOLLSCH (ARMY)        Harry Nollsch       Taps Delayed       The Purple Heart FRANK MORAWA (GERM. ARMY)        Life of Frank Morawa LOYD BRANDT (MARINES)      Reluctant Heroes       Brothers in Arms JERRY TEACHOUT (USAAF)       Leaving Home for WWII CHUCK CHILDS (USAAF)       I Flew the Big One      Combat Mission 15      Riding Rails before WW2 HARRY PUTNAM (NAVY)       Veterans STEVEN WARREN (NAVY) GORDON LEASE (COAST GUARD) CLARENCE CARSNER (ARMY) WALLY DAHLQUIST (USAAF) GEORGE W. LARSON (NAVY) ALAN HERBERT (ARMY) RICHARD PERKINS (MARINES)      Letter home, 1944 RUSSEL FRINK (NAVY) JIM LOCKHART (NAVY) REX ALAN SMITH (ARMY ENG) VINCE FITZGERALD (NAVY) HONOR FLIGHTS CHARLES ANDERSON (USAAF)      Life of Charles Anderson HARLAND HERMANN (ARMY)      Letters during WWII WALTER MARCHAND (ARMY)      D-Day Doctor's Diary JUNO SUNDSTROM (ARMY) KEITH CHRISTENSEN (ARMY) DEAN SHAFFHAUSEN (NAVY) CHARLES GERLACH (NAVY) WAYNE BREWSTER (ARMY) WILLIAM A. SEMLEK (ARMY) KENNETH HALLIGAN (ARMY) WALTER MEHLHAFF (ARMY) EDDIE KODET (ARMY) TOM McDILL (ARMY) PAUL PRIEST (ARMY) VICTOR WEIDENSEE (ARMY)       Weidensee maps OLA CAMPBELL (USAAF) DALLAS BLOMQUIST (Marines) BILL LOFGREN (ARMY) HAROLD JANSEN (Navy)       Personal Summary JOHN W. FULLER (NAVY)      John Fuller Goes to War JOHN WILKINSON (ROYAL AF) MARCELLA LeBEAU (ARMY) HILARY COLE (USAAF) TOM WENN (USAAF) JOHN GASTON (USAAF) MAURICE CROW (USAAF) GEORGE MOLSTAD (USAAF) GEORGE MOE (US ARMY)

Review our monthly speakers in 2010, three of whom (Fuller, Kodet, Taylor) from WWII have passed on during the year, along with Rex Alan Smith.

Remember
Sonia Cody who spoke on January 9th about the Battle of Britain? 

Want to review a few things
Verne Sheppard said on February 13th about the WWII Far East?  

Don't forget Harold Jansen and John Fuller who presented on March 13th about the Battle of Leyte Gulf. 

LTCs George Larson and Lester Snyder talked about Korean War bombers at the April 10th meeting. 

On May 8th, Dean Shaffhausen and Charles Gerlach recounted their WWII Navy experiences in the Pacific and Atlantic. 

On June 12th, Chuck Ellington talked about Naval anti-air defense systems throughout the 20th-century and beyond. 

On July 10th, Col. Arthur "Bucky" O'Connor of Rapid City and LTC. David Gray of Hill City, both retired Army National Guard, talked about their experiences in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm (1990-1991), during the first Persian Gulf War.

On August 14th, we met WWII prisoners of war
Harold "Had" Taylor, Charles Anderson, Tom McDill, and Eddie Kodet

On September 11th, we listened to
Chuck Childs talk about his new book on WWII B-17 bombing missions.  Col. Dale Friend spoke to us on October 9th about his historically unique paratrooper jump during the Vietnam War. 

On November 13th
, MSgt Travis Bolt, USAF EAFB, talked about his recent deployment to the Middle East.

On December 11,
2010, Maj. Bob Liebman (USAF ret) talked about his experiences in Afghanistan and Iraq as a Weapons Systems Officer aboard a B-1B Lancer bomber.