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PW-264049-19
The American Soldier in World War II
Edward Gitre, Virginia Tech

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PW-264049-19

The American Soldier in World War II project receives National Endowment for Humanities grant (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Leslie King
Publication: Virginia Tech Daily News
Date: 9/23/2019
Abstract: The American Soldier in World War II project receives National Endowment for Humanities grant.
Link: https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2019/09/clahs-gitre-nea-grant-2.html

Virginia Tech hosts its second World War II transcribathon to commemorate Veterans Day (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jessica Brabble
Publication: Virginia Tech Daily
Date: 1/17/2020
Abstract: Announcement of 72-hour Veterans Week "transcribathon."
Link: https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2019/11/clahs-veterans-day-transcribathon.html

The American Soldier Celebrates Project Completion for VE Day 2020 (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Samantha Blickhan
Publication: Daily Zooniverse
Date: 5/5/2020
Abstract: Announcement of The American Soldier’s Virtual VE Day Celebration.
Link: https://daily.zooniverse.org/2020/05/05/the-american-soldier-celebrates-project-completion-for-ve-day-2020/

Virtual VE Day celebrates volunteers and more than 200,000 World War II document transcriptions (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Elise Monsour Puckett
Publication: Virginia Tech Daily News
Date: 6/23/2020
Abstract: Report on The American Soldier’s Virtual VE Day Celebration.
Link: https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2020/06/univlib-virtual-veday.html

The American Soldier in World War II Project Celebration (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Sarah Mease
Publication: Virginia Tech Publishing
Date: 5/7/2020
Abstract: Announcement of The American Soldier’s Virtual VE Day Celebration.
Link: https://vtpubs.lib.vt.edu/2020/05/07/the-american-soldier-in-world-war-ii-project-celebration/

V-E Day project from Zooniverse (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: National Archives Catalog Newsletter
Date: 5/14/2020
Abstract: Report on The American Soldier’s Virtual VE Day Celebration.
Link: https://us11.campaign-archive.com/?u=bfeaf03e7b0b1636c0b375892&id=d22a847aca

What They Were Thinking: WWII Soldiers’ Insights to Become Public Data Base (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Robbie Harris
Publication: Radio IQ WVTF
Date: 5/8/2018
Abstract: Radio interview with grantee about the project and the public launch of the project's transcription drive.
Link: https://www.wvtf.org/news/2018-05-08/what-they-were-thinking-wwii-soldiers-insights-to-become-public-data-base

WWII in a New Light: Anonymous Soldier Surveys Tell Stories of Morale, Race Relations (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Will Morris
Publication: Stars and Stripes
Date: 5/7/2018
Link: https://www.stripes.com/news/wwii-in-a-new-light-anonymous-soldier-surveys-tell-stories-of-morale-race-relations-1.525772

Historians Launch Website Offering Uncensored Views from American Soldiers in World War II (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Andrew G. Adkins
Publication: VTx: News & Stories from Virginia Tech
Date: 12/6/2021
Link: https://vtx.vt.edu/content/vtx_vt_edu/en/articles/2021/12/historians-launch-website-offering-uncensored-views-from-america.html

World War II Institute Partners with Florida Historic Capitol Museum for Exhibit on Florida’s Role in War (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Bill Wellock
Publication: Florida State University News
Date: 12/7/2021
Link: https://news.fsu.edu/news/arts-humanities/2021/12/07/world-war-ii-institute-partners-with-florida-historic-capitol-museum-for-exhibit-on-floridas-role-in-war/

Researchers Are Pulling Movements out of Microfilm with Digital History (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Suzanne Irby
Publication: VTx: News & Stories from Virginia Tech
Date: 7/19/2021
Link: https://vtx.vt.edu/content/vtx_vt_edu/en/articles/2021/07/eng-historians-and-computer-scientists-harness-virtual-reality-and-ai.html

Bringing History to Life (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Susan Bland
Publication: VTx: News & Stories from Virginia Tech
Date: 2/5/2021
Link: https://vtx.vt.edu/content/vtx_vt_edu/en/articles/2021/02/icat-chciandhistory.html

Student Digs Into WWII Archives to Learn About Soldiers’ Social Attitudes (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Audra Book
Publication: UVA Today](https://news.virginia.edu/content/student-digs-wwii-archives-learn-about-soldiers-social-attitudes), October 16, 2020.
Date: 10/16/2020
Link: https://news.virginia.edu/content/student-digs-wwii-archives-learn-about-soldiers-social-attitudes

Understanding the American Soldier: The SSRC and Social Science in World War II (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Rodrigo Ugarte
Publication: Items
Date: 5/8/2018
Link: https://items.ssrc.org/insights/understanding-the-american-soldier-the-ssrc-and-social-science-in-world-war-ii/

Virginia Tech to host 72-hour Transcribathon (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Kait Lemoine
Publication: WFXR Fox News
Date: 10/29/2019
Abstract: "Living Local" broadcast segment announcing The American Soldier’s Veterans Day Transcribathon.
Link: https://www.wfxrtv.com/lifestyle/living-local/virginia-tech-to-host-72-hour-transcribathon/

Band of Brothers (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Leslie King
Publication: illumiNation
Date: 3/2/2020
Abstract: Promotion of project and project’s use in the classroom.
Link: https://liberalarts.vt.edu/magazine/2020/in-brief/soldiers-views-of-world-war-II.html

'Citizen archivists' projects to work on during the coronavirus pandemic (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Dawn Mitchell
Publication: Indianapolis Star
Date: 4/17/2020
Abstract: Recommendation that readers work on project during pandemic.
Link: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/history/retroindy/2020/04/17/coronavirus-projects-help-digitize-historic-archives/2986045001/

Cool Tech (Media Coverage)
Publication: Dave Nemo Weekends
Date: 7/25/2020
Abstract: Radio interview with Edward J.K. Gitre and Joe Forte.
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylMkpzomY8s

The Myth of the Greatest Generation (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Samuel Goldman
Publication: The Week
Date: 12/23/2021
Abstract: Review and coverage of project website
Link: https://theweek.com/feature/opinion/1008390/how-great-was-the-greatest-generation

‘Greatest Generation’ Survey on Race, Sex and Combat during World War II Runs Counter to Its Wholesome Image (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Michael E. Ruane
Publication: Washington Post
Date: 12/20/2021
Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/12/20/greatest-generation-survey-race-sex/


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