World War II
Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus
On today’s 75th anniversary, few of the soldiers remain. But at the 50th, I saw history passed -- often emotionally -- to new generations.
Inspired by the real-life Soviet female fliers of WWII, a Colorado author rose to great heights in researching her novel
Once she knew she had to build a narrative around the decorated military pilots, Aimie K. Runyan flew mock bombing runs in an open-cockpit plane
Excerpt: Fascinated by flight as a child, a young Soviet girl feels the calling that will take her to war in the skies
In her historical novel "Daughters of the Night Sky," author Aimie K. Runyan develops a heroine who becomes a decorated combat flier in an all-women unit
A World War II tank gunner with a story to tell rolled into downtown Denver to pay respects to the general he revered
Gen. Maurice Rose, war hero and namesake of a local hospital, was killed weeks before the end of the war. To Cpl. Clarence Smoyer, his memory lives on.