Book: Little Minnesota in World War II: The Stories Behind 140 Fallen Heroes from Minnesota's Littlest Towns


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Discover the inspiring and moving stories of 140 fallen heroes from Minnesota's tiniest towns during World War II. "Little Minnesota in World War II" by Jill A. Johnson and Deane L. Johnson is a poignant tribute to these brave men who sacrificed for their country. In this engaging book, you'll immerse yourself in the deeply personal accounts of their experiences, their families, and the communities they left behind.

From John Emery, whose life was tragically lost on December 7, 1941, aboard the USS Arizona during the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor, to Herman Thelander, whose disappearance in the Bermuda Triangle remains a haunting mystery, each story brings to light the valor, resilience, and patriotism of these remarkable individuals.

This unique narrative breathes life into history through a rich collection of archival photos, actual letters, journal excerpts, and cherished family memories. The book takes you on a poignant journey through the war-torn era, unfolding the tales of heroism and sacrifice that stretch from the harrowing events at Pearl Harbor to the beaches of Normandy and beyond.

"Little Minnesota in World War II" doesn't merely recount historical events—it delves into the essence of these small towns and the profound impact the war had on them. The melding of local history with the broader canvas of World War II nostalgia adds a depth that resonates with readers, providing an intimate look at how global events reverberated in the hearts and homes of rural communities.

This book is a testament to the enduring spirit and strength of the human soul in the face of adversity. It invites you to honor and remember these unsung heroes, whose sacrifices will forever echo through the annals of time.

Product details
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Adventure Publications; Illustrated edition (September 26, 2017)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 192 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1591935539
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1591935537
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.2 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9.75 x 0.5 x 8 inches

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