August 2009
Military History;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p10
The article covers issues related to the military as of August 2009. Ray Nance, a U.S. veteran, died in spring at the age of 94. The deterioration of the foundations of the statue Motherland Calls of Russia, which commemorates the Battle of Stalingrad from 1942-1943, may topple the 279-foot statue. The sound recording of veterans Sampson Simmons and Thomas Alexander was released through the audio compact disc (CD) "The Rebel Yell Lives!" by the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia.


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