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the Literary Expression of Battlefield Touchstones
ISSN 1542-1546 Volume 02 Number 04 Fall ©Oct 2004

Report from the Battle

"Soldiers in both armies played the game, whenever and wherever they could, just like boys, one of them remembered."
by Geoffrey C. Ward [Baseball, An Illustrated History]

by Thomas D. Reynolds
... who is a teacher at Johnson County Community College, combining folklore and history in his poetry, which has been published in a variety of journals, including New Delta Review, Alabama Literary Review, Aethlon - The Journal of Sport Literature, American Western Magazine, Strange Horizons, Midwest Poetry Review, Poetry Midwest, and The MacGuffin. Members of his family served honorably in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.