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Jennifer Rude Klett: Nonfiction Writer 
Freelance Writer of History, Food & Midwestern Life 

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On Sale Now . . .



Alamo Doughboy:  


Marching Into The Heart Of Kaiser's Germany During World War I


by Jennifer Rude Klett

Softcover $18.95, Branden Books, 2014


To order online, please click one of the red buttons:

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Upcoming: 


-Author Appearance: 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday, August 13 Book Signing and 

11:00 Author Talk "The American Doughboy Experience During The Great War and 

Writing Alamo Doughboy"

Minnesota Military Museum, Camp Ripley

15000 Highway 115

Little Falls, Minnesota

320-616-6050

mnmilitarymuseum.org

Visit me at this spectacular military museum for your signed copy of Alamo Doughboy. I will be speaking near the new World War I exhibit. Everyone is welcome. Please note: I.D. is required to attend as this is a military base.


-Author Appearance: 11:00 to 5:00 Saturday, April 8 and 11:00 to 4:00 Sunday, April 9, 2017 

Book Signing 

The Great War: World War I at Midway Village Museum

6799 Guilford Road

Rockford, Illinois

815-397-9112

midwayvillage.com

This is the largest World War I re-enactment in North America at an awesome venue. Please visit me in the 1905 red barn for your signed copy of Alamo Doughboy. Do not miss this one. Everyone is welcome.

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Recently:





Television Appearance:


Talking with host Kevin McDermott about the First World War and writing Alamo Doughboy on Chicago television show "Public Perspective" to air July 16 & 30.

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Wisconsin Farmers Leaders In Organic Food

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

8 June 2016



Here's What You Should Know 

About Organic Farming

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

8 June 2016









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"Homegrown Salads"

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

4 May 2016 

Recipes Included





"Top 10 Homegrown Salad Plants" 

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

4 May 2016







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"Heritage Wheat: 

Farmer Cultivates Old-fashioned Taste"

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

23 March 2016, Recipes Included 

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"Moral Injury:

The Suffering Souls Of Veterans"

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Lake Country Publications

Tuesday, 10 November 2015


"What Is Moral Injury?"

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Lake Country Publications

Tuesday, 10 November 2015









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Thoughts On A World War I Memorial:


We've all seen the iconic twentieth-century national war memorials on the Mall in Washington DC:  World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War. They help us reflect, learn, and honor the sacrifices. Sadly, there is no memorial to the Great War on the Mall. Plans are underway to repurpose Pershing Park into a makeshift World War I memorial. Pershing Park is a small dilapidated memorial to General John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. It is located in the middle of a busy intersection at 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. I wonder what General "Black Jack" Pershing would think of dismantling the current memorial. Not to mention the nearly 5 million American men (and women) who served in the Great War. I hope the park doesn't become a different makeshift memorial for whatever pleases the current establishment one hundred years from now. Doesn't it defeat the purpose of a memorial to repurpose it? Our doughboys deserve better. Please visit www.wwimemorial.org for more information.  Thank you.