Speakers in 2010

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

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.