Individual Author Record
Phend taught language arts in Naperville, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Julie Phend holds a BA in English and Theater from Valparaiso University and an MS in education from the University of Wisconsin. While teaching in Naperville, Illinois she met WWII veteran Stanley Edwards when he spoke to her students about his expeiences in the war. As a reslut, they collaborated on a book titled D-Day and Beyond: A True Story of Escape and POW Survival. Phend travels to schools, veterans' events, and book clubs to speak about the book and Stanley Edwards' remarkable story.
- D-Day and Beyond: A True Story of Escape and POW Survival, Burd Street Press, 2004
Titles At Your Library
D-day And Beyond: A True Story Of Escape And Pow Survival
Burd Street Pr. 2004
A true account of WWII veteran Stanley E. Edwards, Jr., a C47 pilot with the 82nd Airborne Division, and his struggles to survive in enemy territory and in prison camps as a POW.