Book Signing Digital Sign Paul W Bass. When: Saturday, July 13th, 10 AM to 2 PM Where: Mary K. Finley Library (Lamar)

Overview for the Missouri Innovators Famous (and Infamous) Missourians Who Led the Way in Their Field:

IT HAS BEEN SAID that only eight percent of people ever achieve their goals. These people are exceptional — they are the pioneers, trailblazers and trendsetters that de ne each generation. They are true innovators who introduce new enhancements, ideas, and methods to continually raise the bar for the products and activities that defi ne the American way of life. 

Missouri Innovators: Famous (and Infamous) Missourians Who Led the Way in Their Field presents over seventy- five exceptional Missourians who have made significant contributions from across many walks of life. They include groundbreakers across many diverse fields including entertainment and the fine arts, education and literature, business and industry, science and technology, politics and the military, athletics, and more. Several of these innovators are famous and a few are less known, but all achieved greatness in some form. Anyone with ties to the state will be encouraged to learn of the proud heritage and accomplishments made right here...in Missouri! Read Missouri Innovators and learn how we “show the world a better way.”

Overview for the History of Fort Leonard Wood Missouri:

In this exciting new book, author Paul W. Bass documents the 75-year history of Fort Leonard Wood, formed in anticipation for America’s involvement in WWII and still training front line defenders today.

The History of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri provides detailed information on the formation of the base in 1940 (and why it was named for General Leonard Wood), then follows base training, objectives and growth during World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Cold War, plus the War on Terrorism beginning in the 1990s through today.

The most detailed book ever published about Fort Leonard Wood, this book also documents how the base has impacted the development of Pulaski and Phelps counties and the surrounding region. 

 

 

 

 
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