Military Matters: Defense, Development, & Dissent in the Pikes Peak Region

By: Barnes, Erinn; Morris, Tim; Jordan, Heather (Editors)

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As New and unread, in publisher's shrink-wrap; A collection of essays exploring the military influence on Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region; Many of the chapters are based on presentations given at the 2015 Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium and reflect the diverse ways in which Coloradans have been impacted by the military, both at home and abroad; Topics include: The Diary of Pedro Ignacio Gallego; Conditions in Colorado Territory in 1861; Cathy Williams, aka "William Cathay", who served as an enlisted soldier in the 38th U.S. Infantry, a "Buffalo Soldier"; Pikes Peak Summit: The Strategic Advantage; Home Defense in Colorado Springs, 1916-1926; The Man in the Hat: The Story of Leo Mohl; Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & The Modern Garrison City: 1940-1950; Sacrifices For Service: Amache Voluntarism, Missionary Martyrdom, & Legendary Memory; Scenes of War: Combat Photographer Jim Bates; Singing For Unsung Heroes: Kathy Stegner Odum, Teacher of Amache Nisei Youth; Amache Comes Into Its Own: Colorado's WWII Japanese American Internment Camp Designated a National Park Service Site; An Intrusion of Dissenters in Colorado Springs on the Eve of World War II; Bijou Group, Peacebuilding & the Pikes Peak Region: The Experiment; Air Force Space Command Influential Presence; Oral History Interview: William "Bill" Sulzman; Returning Warriors, Traumatic Brain Injury & Tragedy Trajectory. 419p., including index.

Title: Military Matters: Defense, Development, & Dissent in the Pikes Peak Region

Author Name: Barnes, Erinn; Morris, Tim; Jordan, Heather (Editors)

Edition: First Edition

ISBN Number: 1567353525

ISBN-13: 9781567353525

Illustrator: Photographs

Location Published: Colorado Springs, CO, Pikes Peak Library District: 2022

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition: New

Size: 8vo - 7 3/4

Type: Paperback

Categories: Military, Colorado, Aviation/Space

Seller ID: 24434

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