About the Scholar
Dr. Christopher Hamner is the lead historian for the Understanding Sacrifice program. He teaches at George Mason University, and is the author of Enduring Battle: American Soldiers in Three Wars, 1776-1945. From 2014 to 2016 he was a Visiting Professor at the U.S. Army War College, and in 2012 received Mason's Teaching Excellence Award.
- "Dig!..or Die!" Newsmap. Monday, April 26, 1943 University of North Texas
- "Basic Training Counts" poster. Engineer Unit Training Center, 1944National Archives and Records Administration
- Automatic Weapons: American vs. German. US War Department, 1943National Archives and Records Administration (24562)