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Writing to Remember

Gunter Nitsch documents his life as a refugee in post-war Europe Growing up in East Prussia during World War II and then in a West Germany refugee camp after the war, Gunter Nitsch didn’t envision the books he’d someday write. He was simply trying to get by.  “The teachers I had in West Germany, they were […]Read More

Tuskegee Airman Melvin Copeland Combats Discrimination

The Tuskegee Airmen were the first Black pilots in the United States military and flew about 1,500 missions during World War II. They were courageous, inspirational, and instrumental in the desegregation of the U.S. armed forces.  To Melvin Copeland, they were also family.  Copeland, now 96, arrived in Tuskegee, Alabama, for aviation training in late 1943. […]Read More