In April, 1942, FDR addressed North Central Montana along with the rest of our nation & called everyone to ACTION! FDR's words: "One front & one battle where everyone in the United States, every man, woman & child is in action. That front is right here at home, in our daily lives." The town of Darby did just that on June 9, 1942, by passing an ordinance authorizing blackout & air raid protection, orders, rules & regulations prescribing penalties for violation & declaring an EMERGENCY, in order to protect life & property in the Town of Darby from enemy action! We'll be reading more on Darby this evening (Tuesday) during Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Our current read is, "From Battlefield To Beet Fields-A Story of World War 11-POW Camps in the Bitterroot," L. Allen "Larry" Strate. Mr. Strate, a 4th generation "Bitterrooter," is also known as "Doc." As far as GREAT authors are concerned, I'd like to submit "The doctor is in, & we love his book" during Montana History at the Heritage. See you tonight at 6...