Capt. Ed Sullivan Talks About The Merchant Marine

They were unsung heroes of the Second World War. When and how did their stories finally come to light? Click the link below for this week’s episode of The State of Greater Western New York Report to discover the story behind their story.

Author/historian Capt. Ed Sullivan headlines this week’s show. An odd coincidence led this Boston native from a job as a stenographer in New Orleans to become the historian for the Maritime Museum. Along the way he met and was hired by several well-known people, He tells us about those people and why he ended up in the Greater Western New York Region (and what he is doing here).

In the second half of the show, Capt. Ed talks about four of his books and what inspired him to write them.

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