Clubmobile women did more than hand out coffee and doughnuts. Their most important job was to listen to soldiers' fears, frustrations, and hurts.
“Is the youth of today too happy? Is everything a joke?" wrote a teen. " Do our homes have to be bombed before we’ll realize that now is the time to prepare?”
Two Indiana Supreme Court Justices were recruited into the grim business of holding Nazis accountable for their crimes against humanity during World War II.
"It takes all kinds of people to fight a war. There are soldiers and sailors. And then there are those who only stand and wait. I was a draftee’s wife.”
Camp Atterbury was built just after the US entry in World War 2, soon training countless battalions--one of which left barely a trace.
Ernest Taylor Pyle was born just southwest of Dana, Indiana, on August 3, 1900. After graduating from high school, he served in the Naval Reserve, and then studied journalism at Indiana University.