Even wartime military recruiting films spoke of the value of the close friendships forged during battle. Minnesota veterans George Vandersluis and Herbert Gager recall the powerful bonds that formed between young servicemen, far from home.
It’s a mystery on the scale of the Egyptian pyramids and with as many red herrings as an Agatha Christie novel. How did Dinkytown get its name? Britt Aamodt follows the evidence to the University of Minnesota campus for some answers.