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Beyond the Trenches: The Stories and Legacy of Wisconsin in WWI

Where: 
DeForest Area Community & Senior Center
When:
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Wisconsin went to war reluctantly in 1917, but by the Armistice in 1918 the Badger State’s veterans made important contributions to Allied victory. The war left an important legacy visible in the Wisconsin National Guard and at various places on the state’s geography. This talk will examine the war through the accounts and stories of Wisconsin veterans on land, sea, and air.

Presented by Kevin Hampton

This program is co-hosted by the DeForest Area Public Library and the DeForest Area Community & Senior Center.