On this week’s episode we discuss the history of Japanese immigration to the Untied States and the territory of Hawaii, and Al Prentice joins us to discuss his recent travels to Normandy France for the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion, his love for the History of WWII, reenacting, plus much more.
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.
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.
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 .