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Remembering the Great War: Immigrants

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May 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us each month as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Great War. Information: den63@henrico.us

During World War I, there were hundreds of thousands of foreign-born soldiers serving in the U.S. military. Many of these men were not citizens of the United States, and could not speak or understand English. Yet, the combined with native-born American soldiers to become part of the effective fighting force known as the American Expeditionary Forces. Come listen to historian Al Barnes as he recounts the little-known story of America’s diverse military 100 years ago.

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Date:
May 6, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Organizer

Recreation and Parks
Phone:
(804) 501-7275
Email:
henrec@henrico.us
Website:
henrico.us/rec

Venue

Walkerton Tavern
2892 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Phone:
(804) 652-1485
Website:
http://henrico.us/rec/places/walkerton/
 
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