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Fordham Magazine
Fall 2011
ARticle by David McKay Wilson on Jason McDonald’s work preserving World War II history.

The North Dakota Forum
June 29, 2011
Reporter Mike Nowatzki detailed the story of Glenn Frazier and Gerald Block, Bataan Death March survivors separated by the Japanese. In January 2011, Jason McDonald brought their families together for the first time in 67 years.

Akron Beacon Journal
August 20, 2010, November 27, 2010 and January 18, 2011
In a series of nationally syndicated articles in the Associated Press, reporter Jim Carney traces Jason McDonald’s efforts to locate First Marine Division PFC Gerald Thursby, his subsequent identification, and the changing of information at the National Archives and National WWII Museum.

Tribune Democrat
May 15, 2006
Matt Bodenschatz interviewed Jason McDonald about his role in locating World War II veteran Paul Smatlak.

SBS Korean Television
December 11, 2005
Interviewed for 스페셜 ‘노르망디의코리안’ (“Koreans in Normandy.”) The World War II Multimedia Database posted a photo of a Korean soldier impressed into the German Army and later captured at Utah Beach. Pre-recorded interview
along with Hugh Ambrose, son of author Stephen Ambrose.

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