Wednesday, April 25, 2018

June 20 - Speaking Event and Book Signing - Rochester, Minnesota

Wednesday, June 20    10:30 am   Madonna Towers Auditorium, 4001 19th Avenue NW, Rochester


Sunday, February 4, 2018

Johnny Olson of THE PRICE IS RIGHT

Johnny Olson was one of the most famous announcers on television.  Bayer knew him and his father when they lived in Windom, Minnesota.  How did that happen?  It's explained in the book.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Bayer's Brother -Don Ross- Interview From 2014

In the FAMILY SCRAPBOOK portion of the book there is a link to a 48-minute video recording (made in 2014) of Don Ross reminiscing about the "Good Old Days".  For some reason the tinyurl link was inadvertently removed from YouTube,  Here is a new link that seems to be working just fine.
Give it a try:

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

WWII Medic Training

In my research for the book on my brother-in-law, Bayer Ross, I was amazed how fast his medic training was.  The Army was obviously caught off guard when Pearl Harbor happened and they knew thousands of medics would be needed in both Europe and the Pacific.  The European Theater medical establishment eventually grew to over 170,000 enlisted men.