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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Penelope A. Blake, PH.D.  

Pen Name: Penelope A. LeFew-Blake, Ph. D.

Genre: American History Military History Nonfiction Women's History World War II

Born: in Harvard, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Blake was born in Harvard, Illinois and now lives in Rockford, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Penelope A. LeFew-Blake, Ph.D., is a professor of humanities who serves as an educational adviser to the Fort Des Moines Memorial Park and Education Center. She lectures extensively on World War II history and has written several books and articles on American and European culture.

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Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

The author is available to give a 45 minute presentation on the Women's Army Corps at Fort Des Moines during World War II.