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2003 NOV/DEC/JAN 2004
VOLUME 2 / NUMBER 1
IN THIS ISSUE:ON THE HOME FRONT

Liberty Bond Drives and Bomb Shelters

Bob Steele Rallies the Troops

New Britain’s Wartime Production

A Merchant -Soldier in the Revolutionary War

Soldiers’ Letters Home

On the cover:
Lois Blomstrann (left) and Arlene Orrechio learning to use gas masks during a drill in 1942. (Courtesy of Lois Blomstrann)

Contents
pg 7 Letter from the Publisher:
pg 9 Letters, etc.
pg 12 The Vietnam War A War Contested. A photo essay coordinated by Nancy Albert, Mark Jones, Janice Matthews, and the Connecticut Explored editorial staff
pg 15 Civil Defense in the Cold War
pg 18 World War II Howdy Men: Bob Steele
pg 20 World War II “If You Don’t Need It, DON’T BUY IT.” By Amber Degn
pg 21 World War II “Whistling Death”: The Vought Corsair. By Jack Connors
pg 22 World War II Connecticut’s Own Rosie the Riveter
pg 24 World War II German POWs at Bradley Field
pg 27 World War II A Sweet Reminder of Home: Arthur J. Kiely Jr.
pg 28 World War II: Manufacturing for the War Effort. By Lois Blomstrann
pg 30 World War I Parallel Lives: Segregation in World War I. By Mark Jones
pg 34 Spanish American War Letter from a Quarantine Camp: Louis F. Middlebrook
pg 36 Civil War Witness to Gettysburg: Horatio Dana Chapman
pg 38 Civil War Fighting for Freedom: Joseph O. Cross 
pg 40 Civil War Andersonville Diary: Joseph Flower Jr.
pg 42 The American Revolution
The First Independence Day: Hezekiah Hayden
Patrolling Connecticut’s Shoreline: Timothy Parker
Amos Wadsworth, Merchant-Soldier. By Lisa Johnson
pg 44 Civil War A Memory of War in the Parlor. By Thomas Denenberg
pg 45 Soldiers’ Field
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