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They Were Soldiers on sale July 18 at Campbellsville Walmart

By Joan C. McKinney, CU news and publications coordinator

Campbellsville University's World War II book, titled "They Were Soldiers, The stories of those from Taylor County who served during World War II," (75pp. softcover, $10) will be offered for sale Saturday, July 18, 2009 at Walmart at 725 Campbellsville Bypass, Campbellsville, KY, from 9:00amET. until noon.

The veterans included in the book are: William Conrad Claycomb, Garnett Henderson, J. Lynwood Kessler, Herman W. Rattliff, Bill Sears, W.I. Rucker, Buford Wilson, Kenneth Eugene Alfrey, Rhoden Skaggs, J.C. Furkin, Robert Oldham, Turner Gaddie, Jimmie Graves, Robert "Bobby" Miller, Ralph Tesseneer and M.B. Gaskins.Furkin died while the book was being prepared for publication. His wife has been invited to the book signing.

Features stories on these Taylor County soldiers were written by students in the mass communication department at CU. Proceeds from the book go toward mass communication student scholarships. For more information, contact Stan McKinney, assistant professor of journalism at CU, at or at 270-789-5035.

This story was posted on 2009-07-14 08:03:33
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