The cover of “Cold War Montana” by Ken Robison (Courtesy of Arcadia Publishing).
Noted historian and author Ken Robison will be on tour with his latest book, “Cold War Montana,” (Arcadia, paperback $23.99).
His book chronicles Montana’s role in fighting communism and supporting the military, from the missile systems spread throughout the state to the soldiers — both male and female — who served during the Vietnam War.
Robison, himself a retired naval intelligence officer, has been recognized for his historical research and preservation work. He has also written books about Montana’s involvement during the Civil War and has been honored by the Montana Historical Society as one of its “Heritage Keepers.”
The book, which was released Monday, is available in retailers and online.
Robison will be available at these dates and times:
Oct. 9 at 1 p.m., The History Museum in Great Falls.
Oct. 19 at 6 p.m., Rivers and Plains Society (Fort Benton, Montana)
Oct. 28 at 6 p.m., The Great Falls Public Library
Nov. 6 at 3 p.m., The Billings Public Library
Nov. 13 at 1:30 p.m., The Montana Historical Society
Nov. 18 at 6 p.m., Cassiopeia Books (Great Falls)
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