Jun
06

Daughter’s Account of D-Day Legacy Helps Modern Military Dad

Carol Schultz Vento in her book, “The Hidden Legacy of World War II: A Daughter’s Journey of Discovery” details the generational impact of war trauma. The author’s father, Arthur “Dutch” Schultz, had previously been immortalized in the film. “The Longest Day” and also by famed historian Stephen Ambrose in his book “Citizen Soldiers.” As noted in Carol’s work, the narrative of the “Good War” is dispelled when the families share the reality of being in the sphere of a combat veteran. [Read more…]

Jun
06

Pain and Patriotic Duty on D-Day Reflected in Film and Books

Few days conjure so much emotion as the 6th of June, 1944. D-Day, the “Greatest Generation’s” greatest moment, still inspires. And rightly so! American citizen-soldiers were bedecked with glory, from the 82nd Airborne paratroopers dropped over Sainte-Mère-Église, to the infantry crawling on beaches swept by machinegun fire. [Read more…]