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EP-50

On this week’s episode: a brief History of Lt. Reba Whittle and then we are joined by EMT, Signer, and Living Historian Elizabeth Dillard of “The Dillard Sisters” to discuss how she was introduced to 1940’s Music, Living History, and The National Museum Of The Pacific War.

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EP-49

This week Don talks briefly about his experience setting up a D-Day Living History Display at the US Army 244th Birthday Dinner Ball, Then we go back to the National Museum Of The Pacific War to interview Resident living Historian and United States Marine Corp Vet, Perry “Gunny” Monroe to talk about the “Program” at the Pacific Combat zone and to discuss WWII and Japanese battle traditions, plus much more.

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EP-48

This week it’s the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy France, Don is fresh off of his trip to the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg Texas, and our first interview recorded on location with Aaron Verinder.

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EP-47

This week we are joined once again by Galen Wagner to Promote the up coming event on Nov 2nd in Fort Morgan Alabama to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Peleliu.

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WP-46

This week we talk with Dixie Denier about her up coming Burlesque show ‘ Dixie D’s USO Jubilee: An Immersive 1940’s Canteen, as well as how she got started in performing and her connection to Living History.

Our second guest is Byron “Cooky” Vinyard of the Tri-State Living History Association to discuss the History and the importance of the Field Kitchen during WWII and Living History Events as well as how he fell into the hobby. Byron will have his full kitchen display set up as well as feeding the troops during the National Museum Of The Pacific War’s WWII Weekend
May 17 – 27 .

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EP-45

On this weeks episode a brief history on Jacob C. Vouza, plus Living History Director from National Museum of the Pacific War Jeff Copsetta joins us to talk about their facility, Their Living History Weekend Scheduled for May 25-26th, and we make a cool announcement.

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EP-44

On this week’s episode we sit down with Barry D Kirsch Chief Imagination Officer of Iron Robot Films to discuss his transition from journalism to film making, and his latest project “Dispatches, Stories From The Front” a documentary about living historians and what drives them to educate the public and preserving History.

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EP-43

This week we are joined by Matt Stancil to discuss the grand opening of the Punta Gorda Military Heritage museum. Don talks about joining The Florida Flyboys for a photo shoot with the “Movie” Memphis Belle plus much more.

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EP-42

On this week’s episode we sit down with the cast and crew of the new intendent short film Walking Point to discuss what it takes to get a project from a dream to a reality and all the hard work and passion that goes along with it.

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Don sits down with Writer, Producer, and Director, RJ Nevens Jr. and his Wife and Executive Producer Chelsea S. Nevens  along with k9 Duke and his  Partner / Handler Ed Soares  to talk about the early process of making this production, casting plus much more.

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Don is joined by Lou Wegner, Josiah Schreiber, and Jeff Copsetta to discuss how they got into acting, how they got involved in the production of Walking Point and the impact this project has had on their lives, and the friendships it’s created.

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Don is joined by actors Obie Sho and Fumitake Karashima to discuss their involvement in the production of Walking Point, what it was like to portray the generation of the Great Grandparents ,and the experiences they have being young Japanese actors in modern day Hollywood.

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EP-41

On this week’s episode we are joined by Curator Alex MacKenzie & Ranger Scott Gausen to discuss the History of The Springfield Armory and it’s contributions to the War efforts that not only founded our Nation but help to protected us through two World Wars.

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