2/10/2015. The first phase of combat on Luzon for the 43rd Infantry Division was coming to an end this date in 1945. More was to come. Wilber had just received word that he had been awarded a second Silver Star. As he put it on Feb. 12, ” Pop got decorated again. This time it was a Silver Star based on an Infantry recommendation. I’m very proud of it but my inner conscience tells me I didn’t really earn it.”
12/31/16. Wilber’s War (abridged): An American Family’s Journey through World War II was formally published on Dec. 7, 2016! It was also Pearl Harbor Day and my 86th Birthday. We celebrated it all at the Salem Athenaeum where I gave... Read More
How did we finish up? We of course did not submit the book’s text to my designer, Lisa Carta, until it was “letter perfect,” or so I thought.
My “final” version had been edited by my wonderful editor, Francie King, and all her suggested ed... Read More