THE BOOK

This is a different kind of history book, one told, not by historians, but by the families of the veterans of World War II. Here they tell the stories that have never been heard. Stories that the veterans told only to their wives and children; stories so personal, so touching, and so real that it will change the way you look at the war and change the way you see the men and women of the greatest generation.

Soldiers’ Stories: A Collection of World War II Memoirs opens our eyes to the reality of war and opens our hearts to these soldiers in a way that can only be seen through the eyes of the people who loved them.

This is a beautiful book in so many ways. You won’t be able to put it down and you will never forget it.

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NEWS AND BLOG

Donovan’s Bookshelf Review

Donovan’s Bookshelf Review

Soldier's Stories: A Collection of WWII Memoirs Compiled by The Miller Family 978-1-60645-162-5 (paperback)   $29.99…

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The Miller Family To Receive 2017 Ella Dickey Literacy Award

The Miller Family to Receive 2017 Ella Dickey Literacy Award

The first family to win the coveted author prize awarded during the Missouri Cherry Blossom…

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April 2nd, Meet The Authors & Book Signing Event!

April 2nd, Meet the Authors & Book Signing Event!

The Museum of Work and Culture presents Soldiers’ Stories: A Collection of WWII Memoirs authors,…

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REVIEWS

A Book to Treasure

I just received my copy of "Soldiers' Stories" and am indeed thrilled to read the stories of the many people who served our country during WW II. This is a book that will be very difficult for the reader to put down once they open to that first page! In...read more

The Greatest Generation

The Miller Family has turned a labor of love into a pivotal primary source of World War II history. The stories and images of this book tell a powerful story from the home front to every theater of World War II. Seldom does an historical document cover so many aspects...read more

Great Book

I loved reading about the extraordinary experiences of these average men and women who fought WWII and saved the world for us. It is somewhat of a surprise to realize that our parents--those solid anchors we relied upon, who were strong and brave, and knew how to fix everything--were also...read more

Unforgettable Voices

A journey through the lives of those brave Soldiers of WWII. While reading this book, I felt like I was at a family reunion reliving all the experiences and memories of this most difficult military encounters of US history. Seeing the pictures, hearing their stories of bravery, pain, harsh environment,...read more

A Must Have

Revealing, compelling, inspiring. This book takes a war from our parents and grandparents era and breaks it down into bite size, first-hand stories we might hear around the Thanksgiving table or 4th of July cookout. Exceptionally well written and the photography is breathtaking.

A Great Book! Well Done!

This is such an incredible legacy for our children and grandchildren. First-hand stories and photos from those who fought in WWII and the families who supported them. There are many wonderful tributes to the men and woman who sacrificed so much to end tyranny. There is a reason they were...read more

THE MILLER FAMILY

Miller Family

Myra Miller, Ken  Miller, Del Miller, Marshall Miller, and Lynette Miller Ballard are the five adult children of Myron H. Miller, S/Sgt who served in the United States Armed Forces from 1942-1946 during WWII in the European Theater Operation. Growing up in the small, rural community of Dixon, Missouri, the children of Myron and Dolores Gates Miller went off to college and lived their lives until, decades later, found themselves together again on a road of discovery concerning their father’s war. During that process, they knew that there were not enough stories about their own father to fill an entire book and realized that other families might have stories and photos to share. Thus, the idea for Soldiers’ Stories: A Collection of WWII Memoirs was born in February 2016. Through one crazy trip, hard work, and combined efforts the book was published in December 2016.

Myra, Marshall, and Lynette live in St. Louis, Missouri. Ken lives in Dixon, Missouri, and Del resides in Denver, Colorado.