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Help Document Your Favorite Veteran

Recognizing that institutional oral history efforts like the Naval Institute’s can’t begin to tap all the memories that should be preserved, the Library of Congress has established a program to help former military personnel document their combat experiences. The Veterans History Project of the Library’s American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from them and better understand the realities of war.

The Librarian of Congress is asking every American to help preserve the wartime story of the veteran in his or her life and to submit it to the library as soon as possible. The story may take the form of a video or audio-recorded interview, original photographs, letters, diaries, journals, or wartime military documents. Visit www.loc.gov/vets or call (888) 371-5848 to learn how to participate in this free initiative. For more information, contact the Veterans History Project at vohp@loc.gov or call (202) 707-4916.

’Tis the Season

In the days ahead you may be making 2010 charitable contributions before the year-end deadline. Please save the postage-paid envelope between Proceedings pages 88 and 89 to make a tax-deductible gift to the Naval Institute. You can also charge your gift online at www.usni.org . Your generosity is our strength.

Our sincere thanks to all who have so generously supported the Naval Institute in 2010, and our best wishes for the holiday season and throughout the New Year.

 

 
 

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2014 U.S. Naval Institute History Conference

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