Nonfiction

BOOKS

Forthcoming: Nebraska During World War II. By Melissa Amateis. September 2018.

Nebraska POW Camps: A History of World War II Prisoners in the Heartland. By Melissa Amateis Marsh. Charleston: The History Press, 2014. Illustrations, notes, index. Winner of the 2015 “Nonfiction – Nebraska History” category of the Nebraska Book Awards.

ARTICLES

“The Women’s Angle: Women War Correspondents of World War II.” America in WWII (Feb/March 2017), Vol. 12, No. 5.

“Uncle Sam’s Nazi Reform Schools.” America in WWII (April 2016), Vol 11, No. 6.

“Fido Goes to War:  The War Dogs of World War II.” America in WWII (April 2015), Vol. 10, No. 6, pgs. 10-19.

“Enough Food to Feed an Army: How Farmers Kept the GIs Fighting.” America in WWII (October 2013), Vol. 9, No. 3, pgs. 34-39.

“Enemies in Our Midst.” America in WWII (April, 2013), Vol. 8, No. 6, pgs. 32-39.

“Before Snoopy: Cartoonist Charles Schulz Goes to War.” America in WWII (December 2012), Vol. 8, No. 4, pgs. 22-29.

“Artist Under Fire: A GI Paints at the Front.” America in WWII (August 2012), Vol. 8, No. 2, pgs. 14-23.

“Government Girl: A Nebraska Teen’s FBI Adventures in D.C.” America in WWII (April 2012), Vol. 7, No. 6, pgs. 50-57.

“Still the Old Marlene: Hollywood at the Fort Robinson Prisoner of War Camp.” Nebraska History (Summer/Fall 2005), Vol. 86, Nos. 2 & 3

http://www.nebraskahistory.org/publish/publicat/history/full-text/2005-Old_Marlene.pdf

Contributor, Spies, Wiretaps, and Secret Operations: An Encyclopedia of American Espionage, published by ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, CA, 2010.

Contributor, Americans at War: Biographical Dictionary of Americans on the Home Front, published by Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 2005.

Contributor, Homefront Encyclopedia: World Wars I and II, published by ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, CA,  2005.

Benjamin Bean:  Planting, Growing, and Harvesting and Benjamin Bean’s Family Reunion.  Two educational children’s books with accompanying teacher’s guides.

 

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