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Authors: Defense Department School History by Various SME

DODDS PACIFIC REGION – 1946 – 1986

Editor-in-Chief : Nancy Johnston, Japan

Country Editors:  Elizabeth Bryner, Korea;  Lilly Garcia, Okinawa; Jan Hinch, Taiwan; Walter Piek, Historian; Eileen Stansbury, Regional Coordinator; Donna Young, Philippines, Midway

A history of the first twenty years of the DoD school system in the Pacific Region. Presented in a school yearbook format, it reports almost school-by-school and on the evolution of the administration, management, and day-to-life of students and teachers throughout the region from September 7, 1946, to the spring of 1986.

SILVER SCHOOLBELLS

Compiled and edited by Allen Dale Olson, with a Foreword by Joseph A. Mason

Published by Walsworth Publishing Company, Marceline, Missouri, 1971

A comprehensive history of the DoD school system in the European Area when it was known as United States Dependents Schools, European Area (USDESEA, from October 14, 1946 through 1971.

THE DEPENDENTS SCHOOLS PROGRAM OF THE U.S. ARMY, EUROPE, 1946 – 1956

 

Published by the Historical Division, U.S. Army, Europe, 1958

A collection of monographs, memoranda, and special studies concerning the establishment of the dependents schools in Europe from before the end of WWII through the first ten years.

FROM DSS TO DODDS

 

By Allen Dale Olson, with a Foreword by Beth Stephens

Published by Walsworth Publishing Company, Marceline, Missouri, 1986

The story of the European DoD school system from its origins in 1946 through its various evolutions from the military departments to the Defense Department.

ONCE UPON A DAY IN DODDS GERMANY

Edited and compiled by Mary Smothers, Wanda McCollar, Richard Lancaster, and Jean Huss, with a Foreword by Fred Welch

Photographs by Judith Benka, Don Hagans, and teachers throughout the school system

Published by Walsworth Publishing Company, Marceline, Missouri, 1988

A collection of photographs and anecdotes in homes and schools throughout the American military communities in Germany depicting boys and girls getting ready for school, being in school, and coming home from school.

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