Dale Maharidge is the author of the memoir Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War (2013). He has been teaching at the Columbia Journalism School since 2001; before that, he was a visiting professor at Stanford University for 10 years and spent 15 years as a newspaperman. Several of his books are illustrated with the work of photographer Michael S. Williamson. The first book, Journey to Nowhere: The Saga of the New Underclass (1985), later inspired Bruce Springsteen to write two songs; it was reissued in 1996 with an introduction by Springsteen. His second book, And Their Children After Them, won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1990.
Many World War II veterans felt lost after returning home.... MORE