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American Prisoners of War" includes compelling firsthand narratives from World War II POWs Robert Preston Taylor, Rufus W. Smith, and Roy Maxwell Offerle; World War I POW Pat O'Brien; Vietnam War POW Congressman Sam Johnson; and Andersonville prisoner Prescott Tracy, as well as resources on American prisoners of the Korean War and a selection of POW-related film and radio documentaries. Most of the veterans featured...
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are sharing “Oveta Culp Hobby” from American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Countryby Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. Copyright © 2004 by Kay Bailey Hutchison. Courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers.
This is an eye witness to history article about the death of Captain Henry T. Waskow during World War II. Captain Waskow was from Belton, Texas.
This is an eye witness to history article about the battle at the Alamo in 1836.
This is an eye witness to history account of the Galveston, Texas Hurricane of 1900.
This is an eye witness to history article about the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas in 1963.
This is an eyewitness to history article that tells of an encounter with the Texas Rangers in the year 1876.