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Dear Coach

Dear Coach

Letters Home from World War II

by Lois Kathryn Herr

About The Book

The story of a college, a legendary coach, and athletes from campus days on the eve of World War II through the war years and then the return to campus. Based on over 200 letters to Coach Ira Herr from men and women in the Army, Army Air Corps, Navy, Naval Reserve, Coast Guard, WAVES, and Civilian Public Service, the story reveals both personal challenges and team bonds. With letters, photographs, and memorabilia, Dear Coach tells how this extended family dealt with World War II and shows the closeness of the personal player/coach relationship. Includes notes on local wartime activities, a biographical section, and an index.

Publication date March 09,2022
Language English
ISBN (Paperback)
979-8-88622-082-7 (E-BOOK)
Genre Autobiography/Biography/Memoir, History, Social Sciences
Pages 164
Interior Color Black and White
Book Size 8.000" x 10.000" (254mm x 203mm)

About The Author

Raised on the campus of Elizabethtown College, Lois Kathryn Herr's life has been strongly influenced by the men and women of the college community. Her father, Ira R. Herr, was the legendary coach and athletic director at the college for over 34 years. Lois earned her BA from Elizabethtown College, MA from the University of Pennsylvania, and MBA from Fordham University. She has extensive experience in business, education, and government service. Previous publications include Women, Power and AT&T: Winning Rights in the Workplace.


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