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War Remains: Bobby writes a letter home, November 23, 1950

November 23, 1950 Kunu-ri My Dearest Mary, Good morning and Happy Thanksgiving Honey. Here I am again with all my love to you and Ronnie. It is now Thanksgiving night here in Korea and I am sitting in front of a fire writing this letter to you. I hope this letter finds you and Ronnie […]

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War Remains: Glowing praise from a veteran journalist and author

War Remains got some glowing praise from veteran journalist and author Don Kirk for one of the books’ blurbs: “Jeffrey Miller captures the terror and agony of war up front — not just any war but the “forgotten” Korean War that lives on in the hearts and minds of those who lived through it and […]

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War Remains: Coming soon in paperback and hardback

If you’ve already sampled some of the Korean War novel War Remains at Smashwords or Amazon’s Kindle Store and have been waiting for the paperback and hardback editions–you are in luck. Both editions will be out soon and hopefully in time for your Christmas “wish lists” or gifts for family and friends. If you don’t […]

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War Remains — Now available as an Ebook at Amazon

More than fifty years after his paternal grandfather Robert “Bobby” Washkowiak was reported missing in action, body never recovered during the Korean War, Michael Washkowiak makes a startling discovery of what really happened to his grandfather on one of the battlefields of that forgotten war. Old letters and photographs found in a footlocker that had […]

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War Remains: Now available as an Ebook

Actually, if someone had asked Michael what possessed him to suddenly become the caretaker for his grandfather’s life, other than his curiosity to read what his grandfather wrote in all those letters, he might have been hard pressed to come up with an answer. It might have been the grainy black and white photo of […]

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War Remains: A war was once fought here

Today I visited the Korean War battlefield north of Hoengsong where pivotal scenes in my novel War Remains take place. This area, known as “Massacre Valley” was where over 700 soldiers from the US Second Infantry Division lost their lives between February 11-13, 1951. In addition, many soldiers including Oscar Cortez who I met in […]

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War Remains — Countdown to a novel

If someone had asked Michael what possessed him to suddenly become the caretaker for his grandfather’s life, other than his curiosity to read what his grandfather wrote in all those letters, he might have been hard pressed to come up with an answer. It might have been the grainy black and white photo of his […]

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Don’t fear the “meat grinder”

That is the advice and sentiment my best friend and fellow writer Dave Steele (Sexton Chronicles) told me when he suggested I upload my novel War Remains to Smashwords. I’m trying not to fear it too much as I prepare to upload my novel via Smashwords in the next couple of days. It sounds worse […]

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