Collecting Stories: US veterans who served in the Caribbean
- Hello Friends,This book project sounds interesting so I am passing the info along...its a book of memories and stories from US vets who served in the Caribbean The book seems to be offering a variety of perspectives, and show cultural exchanges... I wanna read it when it comes out <grin>Blessings, Lynn_______________
We welcome your advice/assistance with regards inviting American
contributions to our latest research.
We are currently seeking American contributions to add to reminiscences of
the Caribbean 1937-1948. The initial objectives for the material we are
gathering are a book and online resource for schools and colleges. [NB. we
have researched archive sources to provide us with a strong understanding of
We welcome any advice or assistance in helping us to contact US veterans who
served in the Caribbean, such as the 'Dixie Division' and the African
American 99th anti-aircraft Artillery.
Contributions to date have come from all perspectives - servicemen, wartime
civilians (Aruba, Barbados, Cura çao, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Trinidad) , U-Boat
Officers, merchant sailors....
Our search for reminiscences is all about providing Educators and Learners
with as broad and diverse a perspective as possible: We want to gain an
impression of the war at sea, we are also gathering memories of the West
Indies as bases of operations; what impressions their civilian populations
made; how the islands provided for torpedoed merchant seamen; memories of
We look forward to hearing your thoughts.
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