Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
WWII is fading from our memories. For many it is a great unknown. Between 50 and 70 million people died. For those who survived their lives were forever changed. Today we have three who lived to tell their stories. Join us for a journey into the past as they share with us their experiences. These are not just stories but are a living history for younger generations.
"From Europe to the Philippines with the 86th (Blackhawk) Infantry Division", W. Scott Westerman, Ph.D., Private to Sergeant First Class in the Infantry during WWII, Former Superintendent of Ann Arbor Public Schools and Dean of the College of Education, EMU.
"The Aerial Bombing of Germany 1944-45: A View from the Cockpit", John A. Clark, Sc.D., 1st Lieutenant and B17 Co-pilot in the European Theater, Former Professor U of M, Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering.
"Into Germany with General Patton's Third Army and Wars End", Art Holst, 2nd Lieutenant at Camp Hood, 1st Lt. with Patton's 3rd Army in Europe, Former NFL referee.
SPONSOR: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
LOCATION: Clarion Hotel, 2900 Jackson, Ann Arbor
COST: $30 for the 6-lecture series (or $10 per lecture, payable at the door) $20 for the Annual Membership