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The 'Italy Invades - Invades America' Tour

Watch for us in your area as we travel from coast-to-coast visiting historical places and making more friends along the way! We’ll have cool giveaways, and share stories and personal accounts of what we've learned while writing our books. Check our blog for past and current tours and below for our next scheduled event.

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Upcoming Book Tour Schedule

* = Planned but not confirmed. Check back often as we confirm our destinations, venues and times. Actual route, destinations, venues, and times subject to change.

Magnolia's Bookstore in Seattle, WA
Jan 7 at 11:00am

Champion Wine Cellars in Seattle, WA
Jan 7 from 3:00pm-6:00pm

Fremont Market in Seattle, WA
Jan 8 from 10:00am-4:00pm

Village Books in Bellingham, WA
Jan 10 at 7:00pm (Fairhaven location)

Vault Books & Brew in Castle Rock, WA
Jan 13 at 4:00pm (13 min. South of Centralia)

Wes Knodel Gun Show in Centralia, WA
Jan 14 at 9am to 5pm (SW WA Fairgrounds)
Jan 15 at 9am to 3pm (SW WA Fairgrounds)

IWM-Imperial War Museums in Londontown, UK
April 28 (IWM Bookstore entrance)

Magnolia's Bookstore in Seattle, WA
Aug 5 at 2pm (also introducing America Invaded)

I Know You Like a Book in Peoria, IL
Aug 27 at 2pm*

Village Books in Bellingham, WA
Sept 28 at 7:30pm (Fairhaven location)

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We’re always happy to promote those military establishments and people whom
we’ve met on our personal historic journey. Help us spread the word.

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We're proud to support military charities such as:

The Fisher House: Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment.
http://www.fisherhouse.org

The USO: The United Service Organizations Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides programs, services, and live entertainment to United States troops and their families.
http://www.uso.org

The Wounded Warrior Project: Wounded Warrior Project is a veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, service and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following the events of September 11, 2001.
http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org

The National WWII Museum: Formerly known as the National D-Day Museum and ranked as the #1 place to visit in New Orleans by TripAdvisor. The mission of this museum focuses on the remembrance and celebration of the American spirit, teamwork, courage, and sacrifice of the men and women who served during World War II.
http://www.nationalww2museum.org


More Friends of Italy Invades and America Invades:

IWM Duxford, Cambridge, UK
http://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-duxford

RAF Museum, Hendon, UK
http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/

The Italian American Museum, NY
https://www.facebook.com/Italian-American-Museum-90138502227/

Battleship Texas, La Porte, TX
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/battleship-texas

USS Pampanito, SF, CA
http://www.maritime.org/pamphome.htm

The American Italian Heritage Museum, NY
http://www.americanitalianmuseum.org/

Whitehaven Archive, Whitehaven, UK
http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives/archivecentres/whalsc.asp

Gerard Richardson MBE and Whitehaven Festival, Whitehaven, UK
http://www.visit-whitehaven.co.uk/#!gerard-richardson/c1h5v

Visit Spokane, Spokane, WA
http://www.visitspokane.com/

Cambridge American Cemetery, UK
http://www.abmc.gov/cemeteries-memorials/europe/cambridge-american-cemetery

American Battle Monuments Commission
http://www.abmc.gov/

West Point Museum
http://www.usma.edu/museum/SitePages/Home.as

Musée Airborne, Ste. Mere Eglise, France
http://www.airborne-museum.org/en/

Piranha Productions, Seattle, WA
http://piranha.comcastbiz.net/

Karim Merie, London
http://www.kmphotos.com/blog/

The Daily Buzz
http://thedbz.com/

Auntie's Bookstore, Spokane, WA
http://www.auntiesbooks.com/

Wind City Books, Casper, WY
http://www.windcitybooks.com/

Interviews

'The Historians'

bobcudmore-interview

'TWIA tv'

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'An Adventure in 1914'

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