Penelope A. Blake
Pen Name: Penelope A. LeFew-Blake, Ph. D.
Genres: Nonfiction, American History, Women's History, Military History, World War II
Born: in Harvard, Illinois
Blake was born in Harvard, Illinois and now lives in Rockford, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Penelope A. LeFew-Blake, Ph.D., is a professor of humanities who serves as an educational adviser to the Fort Des Moines Memorial Park and Education Center. She lectures extensively on World War II history and has written several books and articles on American and European culture.
- My Mother's Fort: A Photographic Tribute to Fort Des Moines, First Home of the Women's Army Corps., Book Surge, 2005
- Fort Des Moines (IA) (Images of America), Arcadia, 2006
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
My Mother's Fort:: A Photographic Tribute to Fort DesMoines, First Home of the Woman's Army Corps
Release Date: 2005-12-19
Fort Des Moines (IA) (Images of America)
Release Date: 2006-08-30
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
The author is available to give a 45 minute presentation on the Women's Army Corps at Fort Des Moines during World War II.
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