Degree Type

Honors Capstone Project

Date of Submission

Spring 5-1-2009

Capstone Advisor

Professor J. Scott Strickland

Honors Reader

Professor Jerry Evensky

Capstone Major


Capstone College

Arts and Science

Audio/Visual Component


Capstone Prize Winner


Won Capstone Funding


Honors Categories

Social Sciences

Subject Categories

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.

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