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Vacha, J. E.
J. E. Vacha is a retired high school and college teacher who lives in Ohio.
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Vaill, George D.
Mr. Vaill is assistant secretary of Yale University and a habitual reader of AMERICAN HERITAGE .
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Valentine, Alan
COPYRIGHT © 1956 BY ALAN VALENTINE
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Van de water, Frederic F.
Frederic F. Van de Water, who lives in Brattleboro, Vermont, is the author of many books. This article is based on his The Captain Called It Mutiny , published by Washburn.
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Van devanter, Ann C.
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Van pelt, Charles B.
Charles B. van Pelt is a major m the Air Force; he formerly taught history at the University of Alaska. For further reading: My Head and My Heart , by Helen Duprey Bullock (C. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1945).
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Van tassel, David D.
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Vanden heuvel, William J.
William J. vanden Heuvel, who served as deputy U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations from 1979 to 1981, is president of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute and a lawyer and investment banker in New York.
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Vargas, Robert L.
Robert L. Vargas is a free-lance writer living in El Paso, Texas, Roth the author and the editors of AMERICAN HERITAGE wish to thank C. Bradford Milchell, former Director of Information for the American Merchant Marine Institute, for his technical advice and editorial assistance in the preparation of the article.
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Vaughan, Alden T.
Alden Vaughan is an Affiliate Professor at Clark University. In 1994, he became a Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, where he taught for over three decades. His research examines British America in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries, especially the interaction of Europeans, Native Americans, and Africans. Selected publications include: New England Frontier: Puritans
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Vestal, Stanley
COPYRIGHT 1957 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS
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Vidal, Gore
This article was adapted from Screening History , published this month by Harvard University Press and based on a series of talks Gore Vidal gave as a participant in Harvard’s William E. Massey Sr. Lectures.
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Villiers, Alan
Captain Alan Villiers (1903 – 1982) was an author, photographer, lecturer and Master Mariner. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Villiers first went to sea at age 15 and served as one of the last captains of a commercial square-riggers, a grain ship out of Australia.  He captained the "Mayflower II" during her 1957 commemorative voyage and the "
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Volk, Patricia
Patricia Volk is the author of the memoir Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family .
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Von hagen, Victor W.
Victor W. von Hagen, a resident of Connecticut, is well-known for his explorations in Central and South America; this article was written while he prepared his forthcoming book, The Highway of the Sun . Among his other books are Herman Melville’s Enchanted Islands and
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