East Texas War and Memory Project

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Tue November 11, 2014

War and Memory Project at A&M-C preserves vets memories for all time

Hayley Hasik, graduate assistant with the East Texas War and Memory Project at Texas A&M University-Commerce, says  one of the most satisfying things about interviewing veterans on their memories of serving the country is giving their families copies of the interviews that they can share for generations to come.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon May 26, 2014

A&M-C War & Memory Project visits 'Bulge' battlefield

East Texas War & Memory Project logo
Credit Texas A&M University-Commerce

On this Memorial Day, Dr. Eric Gruver and Hayley Hasik of the East Texas War and Memory Project at Texas A&M University-Commerce, relive the Project's visit to the Ardennes Forest, site the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

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War and Memory
1:00 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Black soldiers drove 'Red Ball' to victory

Sometimes the servicemen themselves did the loading and unloading, though German prisoners often performed the task.
defense.gov

Many African-American soldiers who wanted combat duty in World War II were denied that role. But the role they were given proved invaluable.

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War and Memory
8:16 am
Wed June 19, 2013

From Emory to Normandy: One Vet's Story

Fannin Garrett, interviewed in 2007.
East Texas War and Memory Project Texas A&M University-Commerce

In honor of the Juneteenth holiday, KETR presents an interview with an African-American veteran: Fannin Garrett of Emory, Texas.

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