Looking back at the Mexican War of 1848 The Mexican War, a war between the United States and Mexico, took place in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas. Martin Dugard, author of "The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman and Davis in the Mexican War 1846-1848," recounts the story of that war and its impact on future American wars.11:00 a.m.
Martin Dugard: Author of "The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman and Davis in the Mexican War 1846-1848"
Doctor's wartime journals recount time in WWII Veteran Dr. John Linner from Edina kept diaries of the fighting he saw during World War II, but after the war he put them on a shelf for 50 years, until his daughters and wife pressed him to write about his experiences. The result is a book, "From Normandy to Okinawa," Linner's look back at his Navy service as a medical doctor tending to the wounded on D-Day and in the Pacific.12:00 p.m.