Honors Capstone Project
Date of Submission
Professor J. Scott Strickland
Professor Jerry Evensky
Arts and Science
Capstone Prize Winner
Won Capstone Funding
Diplomatic History | European History | History | Military History | Other History
Pvt. George Skomsky (1925-), U.S. Army, 133rd AAA Gun Battalion, the son of Ukrainian immigrants, grew up and came of age during the defining moments of the 20th century: the Great Depression and World War II, respectively. The following examines his experiences in the context of these events, through his letters written home during World War II, recollections and reflections.
Skomsky, Benjamin, "History Firsthand: An American GI and World War II" (2009). Syracuse University Honors Program Capstone Projects. 490.
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