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Film effort for Matt Rozell’s WW2 ‘Train’ rescue story

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

An effort has begun to turn Matt Rozell’s book A Train Near Mageburg into a documentary that aims to air in 2020 on PBS.

The story seems made for film: In April 1945 in the closing days of World War II, American soldiers chasing German forces come upon a train abandoned on its way to a concentration camp. Trapped inside, left to perish, are …

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Our November 15 issue

Ready for Winter issue | Glens Falls football is rolling! SGF Fire Co. Holiday Parade
is this Sunday. Young Frankenstein by GFCT at Wood. Taxpayer: Why I’m leaving Glens Falls. NYS Volleyball championships this weekend in Glens Falls. Film effort form Matt Rozell’s WW2 ‘Train’ rescue story. Escape at Dannemora TV movie on Showtime Sunday. Max travels again: Former Yugoslavia. Lots of Thanksgiving doings. Pages of real estate listings… Find …

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Matt Rozell’s new book: Air war through the eyes of local veterans

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Retired Hudson Falls history teacher Matt Rozell says his newest book is “a narrative history of World War II over Europe, told by guys with a connection to Hometown USA.”

Featured are nine men who flew heavy bombers in World War II, including:

  • Earl Morrow, a B-17 pilot from Hartford who became a prisoner of war.
  • Dick Varney, a B-24 flight engineer from Hudson
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Our Sept. 8 issue

Autumn Wedding issue! Big car show weekend. Sandy Hill Days Fri. & Sat. Restoring Crandall park mansion. Old Fort House Museum’s latest treasure. Balloon Fest shapes. Matt Rozell’s new book. Rob Smith vs. Ted Wilson for Warren Co. family Court Judge. Fort Hudson Home Health expands. Salmon fishing on Lake George. Fall is looming, but the events keep coming!…page after page of shows, concerts and things to do. The Chronicle

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Matt Rozell debuts his WW2 book; at Village Booksmith in HF on Saturday, Aug. 8

The Things Our Fathers Saw, a book of memories of local World War II veterans compiled by Hudson Falls history teacher Matt Rozell, goes on sale Saturday, Aug. 1.

Books are $15.99. E-books are $5.99. Both are available on Signed copies are available for purchase at

Mr. Rozell’s first appearance as a published author is Saturday, Aug. 8, 1 to 4 p.m., at the Village Booksmith, 223 Main …

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