Saturday, July 30, 2016

My story based on Murray's letters home from the 1936 Olympics is in the June issue of UW Columns magazine. He was in the stands for all of Jesse Owens's victories and at the finish line to cheer The Boys in the Boat. 

https://www.washington.edu/alumni/columns-magazine/june-2016/features/torch-carrier/
Nazi salutes while the flags show a U.S. sweep of a track event.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

A home in the islands






Murray's Quonset hut on Adak (I think) in early 1945.  
Soldiers got bonus pay for isolation. 




The ACS work station on Adak, 40 years later, in the summer.