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SAVE THE DATE
Sun. Nov. 10, 2-4 p.m. Program 2:30 p.m.
Featured Speakers: Walter Valenti "How signal flags were used at sea,"
Listen to Jennie Michelon's adventures as a WAVE,
U.S. Airborne Glider Troop, John Girardin's stories of gliding through the darkness of Germany.
See the exhibit and enjoy light refreshments following with a WWII video.
Exhibit: "Memorable Stories From WW II at the Ethnic Heritage Museum
Description of Exhibit:
Join the Italian Gallery each Sunday through November 10, 2013 as it showcases its newest exhibit honoring our US servicemen and women. See Army Field Boots that walked through France with bombs exploding overhead. Learn about Signals Flags from the man who used them and hear about a young woman who enlisted in the Waves against her mother's wishes.
Visitors to this exhibit will have the opportunity to see Army Hell Cats Dress Uniforms, and Navy Dress Uniforms: Blues and Whites. Read the Soldier's Prayer used in the war and watch the dramatic DVD " The American Home Front."
This exhibit will be on display every Sunday from 2-4 p.m. through November 10, 2013. Admission during this time period is $10 family, $5 individual, $3 student. Members are free with donations appreciated.
Bring your family to view three amazing Irish, Italian and Polish gallery exhibits honoring our Military who served during WW II.
See Rockford Italian History of WWII Service