Small Wars Journal

Art Schmitz


Art Schmitz, author of A Tourist in Uniform: World War II Memories, is a retired teacher and a World War II veteran who was born and raised in Milwaukee. With the help of the GI Bill, he earned a Master's Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Exceptional Education for the Mentally Challenged student. He taught in Wisconsin and four other states before retiring after 35 years in the classroom. He is a lifetime stamp collector and an avid fisherman who has fished in 191 bodies of water in three countries.

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