October 1, 2011, Volume 2,# 10
Next Lecture Tuesday October 18, 2011
Marilyn C. Solvay, Director of the Sullivan Museum andHistory Center at NorwichUniversity will discuss thehistory of this proud militaryschool, and the prominent part ithas played in training some of our most important military menand women. Dr. Solvay will alsodiscuss the current program of World War II studies, the historyof the Sullivan Museum and themany significant programs thatare sponsored there under her supervision. Dr. A. RalphKristeller, MD. a proud graduateof Norwich will chair theprogram.
Tuesday November 15
Blaine Pardoe, author of of
Lost Eagles, One Man's Missionto Find Missing Airmen in TwoWars
will discuss his awardwinning book. Mr. Pardoeweaves together the fascinatingstory of one man who devotedhis life to developing technologyand a methodology for locatingthe remains of missing airmen.He established the procedure,still in place today, of imprintingthe serial numbers of the aircrafton every single piece of equipment used in the aircraftso the plane can be identifiedeven when a crash scatters theparts over a large area.We were just advised thatthe Historical Society of Michigan presented its 2011State History Award to Blain for
. The State HistoryAwards are the highestrecognition presented by thestate's official historical society.
Mark The Date-Traditional Holiday Party
Our annual Holiday Partywill be held again this year atPal's Cabin West Orange onTuesday December 13. Markthe date. Our guest speaker willbe Nancy Webster who hasbeen video taping all thelectures which are now availableon the web. She will discuss thecurrent state of technology invideotaping and show clips of the lectures that have beenrecorded this year includingmany pictures of our members.A fun night is guaranteed.
Videos of Our Lectures
Thanks to the fine work of Nancy Webster our lectures arenow videotaped and areavailable for viewing on theinternet. Here is a listing:
Paul Watkins:http://vimeo.com/23160032Ursula Pawel:http://vimeo.com/24720446John Satterfield:http://vimeo.com/29661112Dr. Steven Lomazow:
Every video is enhancedwith personal touches by Nancywho does a great job. Photostaken by Sharon Austin are alsoadded.Please Visit the new WorldWar II Book Club website: