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Excerpt: Fascinated by flight as a child, a young Soviet girl feels the calling that will take her to war in the skies

Aimie K. Runyan celebrates history’s unsung heroines in four historical novels, including the internationally bestselling “Daughters of the Night Sky” and “Promised to the Crown.” She is active as an educator and speaker in the writing community and beyond. The following is an excerpt from Runyan’s “Daughters of the Night Sky”. Each week, The Colorado […]

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A World War II tank gunner with a story to tell rolled into downtown Denver to pay respects to the general he revered

On a late February day in 1945, on a hilltop near the town of Stolberg, Germany, a nervous, curly-haired Army corporal prepared to put on an exhibition of artillery marksmanship for a group of senior officers. Gen. Maurice Rose, the Denver-raised leader of the 3rd Armored Division, stood among the anxious observers about to see […]