Untold Stories from World War II Rhode Island

Christian McBurney (Author) Norman Desmarais (Author)
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Following the success of World War II Rhode Island, author Christian McBurney returns, with new coauthors Norman Desmarais and Varoujan Karentz, to present extraordinary personal stories of local contributions to the war effort.

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$21.99  $20.23
History Press
Publish Date
October 21, 2019
6.0 X 0.4 X 8.9 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Christian McBurney, the primary editor of this book and the editor and publisher of the Online Review of Rhode Island History, has written seven books on Rhode Island and/or Revolutionary War history. For more information on his books go to www.christian.mcburney.com.

Brian L. Wallin spent the first half of his career as a radio and television journalist for major stations in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island and the second half working as a healthcare executive for hospital systems in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In addition to being a frequent contributor to the Online Review of Rhode Island History, he is a trustee of the Varnum Continentals historic militia and the Varnum Armory Museum.

Patrick T. Conley is president of the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame, president of the Heritage Harbor Foundation, chairman of the Rhode Island Publications Society and currently serving as the first historian laureate of the State of Rhode Island. For more information on the twenty-six books he has authored, as well as other Rhode Island history books, go to www.ripublications.org.

John W. Kennedy is a retired naval officer who for the last seven and a half years served as the director of education and community outreach for the Naval War College Museum at Newport. In that capacity, he ran the popular Eight Bells history lecture series. He retired in 2016.

Maureen A. Taylor is the author of sixteen books on family history and photography, as well as Rhode Island history. The Wall Street Journal called her "the nation's foremost photo detective." For more information on her books, go to www.maureentaylor.com.
Norman Desmarais is Professor Emeritus at Providence College and an active reenactor. He is a member of Le RĂ©giment Bourbonnais, the 2nd Rhode Island Regiment and the Brigade of the American Revolution. He is editor-in-chief of The Brigade Dispatch and the author of a number of titles on the Revolutionary War.