World War I and Its American Heroes: Pershing, Rickenbacker, and York

When:
September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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2018-09-26T20:00:00-04:00
World War I and Its American Heroes: Pershing, Rickenbacker, and York

Join us on September 26th at 7pm when Dr. Frank Stritter presents World War I and Its American Heroes: Pershing, Rickenbacker, and York

This presentation will focus on the lives of three American heroes who made significant contributions to the conflict; General John J. “Black Jack” Pershing (commander of the entire American Expeditionary Force), Major Edward V. “Eddie Rickenbacker (an aviator who earned the title “Ace of Aces”), and Sgt. Alvin C. “Sgt” York (a common infantryman who rose to fame in one memorable day.

Check our calendar for more programs honoring the centennial anniversary of Armistice Day. Lectures and films featuring areas of World War I study are planned throughout the September and October. These events are free and open to the public. Call the Library at 315.655.9322 with details.