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Dwight D. Eisenhower
 Presidential Library and Museum 
PO Box 339   200 SE 4th Street   Abilene, KS 67410   785.263.6700   877.RING.IKE  
April 26, 2013
Samantha Kenner, Communications Director
785.263.6764  |  877.RING.IKE 
Vanguard of Valor iBook Discussion 

ABILENE,Kan. - Author Michael J. Doidge will discuss his iBook, Vanguard of Valor, at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium. This program is free and open to the public. 


Vanguard of Valor: Enhanced Version examines eight platoon-level combat actions in Afghanistan. An iBook combines multimedia elements with a textual narrative to create an interactive work of history.  


Mr. Doidge is a historian at the Combat Studies Institute, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He is the conceptual architect behind Vanguard of Valor: Enhanced Edition. He created and managed the project at the Combat Studies Institute. He is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he is writing his dissertation on the Cold War Army. Doidge has written several articles on digital military history, and has co-edited Triumph Revisited: Historians Battle for the Vietnam War.  He is also an adjunct Assistant Professor of History for the US Army Command and General Staff College.

The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, a nonpartisan federal institution, is part of the Presidential Libraries network operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. Presidential Libraries promote understanding of the presidency and the American experience. We preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits that educate and inspire.
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