A Young Man of Montana: From Hard Youth to Hawaii Muleskinner

In A Young Man of Montana: From Hard Youth to Hawaii Mule-skinner, Dr. Daniel T. Miller chronicles the story of army soldier Irvin Atchison. He embarks on a journey from the windswept badlands of Sidney, Montana to serve in Hawaii during Imperial Japan’s early conquest of mainland Asia. The Montana of Atchison’s youth was a hard and beautiful place where the Indian Wars and closing of the American West were fresh in history’s memory.

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We Have Ways Pod

From across the Pond comes a highly informative, and extremely entertaining podcast on World War II, titled “We Have Ways”. The name of the show comes both from the very clichéd line, “Vee haf vays of making you talk” used by menacing cinematic Nazi interrogators right up to the first Indiana Jones movie, and also a key laugh line in the 1980s WW II Britcom ‘Allo, ‘Allo (more on that show, and its relevance, later).

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