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Rona Simmons is the author of the nonfiction work The Other Veterans of World War II: Stories from Behind the Front Lines which features the stories of WWII veterans coaxed from interviews she conducted in 2017 and 2018. The book will be published by the Kent State University Press and released in April 2020.

Here, in “Gone for a Soldier” Rona shares some of the intriguing stories, facts, and figures that did not find a home in the book but are relevant nonetheless to lovers of history and patriots who hold our veterans of WWII and all wars in great esteem, regardless of their role.

To read more about Rona Simmons and her book, click The Other Veterans of World War II.

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