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Distinguished Lecture Series: An Army Afire

Beth Bailey of the University of Kansas will lecture on her book, “An Army Afire: How the U.S. Army Confronted Its Racial Crisis in the Vietnam Era” Thursday, April 4th at 4:00 pm Pyle Center Room 232 on the UW-Madison Campus Even as US troops fought in Vietnam, Black and

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Jeff Carnes: Veteran in the Spotlight

As a military linguist, Jeff Carnes provided a critical link between American troops, foreign forces, and the local population, establishing trust in treacherous times. Fluent in Arabic, Carnes connected intimately with the local people during his tour in Iraq in 2003. He recalls a conversation with an Iraqi civilian named

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World War WHERE? by Russ Horton

When Janesville native Louis Wayne Tyler was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II, he probably imagined eventually being deployed to the European or Pacific Theaters. He might have considered the possibility of going to North Africa or the China-Burma-India Theater. He may have even heard stories of

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