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November 13, 2017
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Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
St. Louis County Library Headquarters
1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63131

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American Eyewitnesses to War:
POWs and Liberators
Public Program
Artifacts donated to the Museum by Anthony Acevedo, a medic with the US Army’s 70th Infantry Division during World War II. <i>US Holocaust Memorial Museum</i>
Artifacts donated to the Museum by Anthony Acevedo, a medic with the US Army’s 70th Infantry Division during World War II. US Holocaust Memorial Museum

World War II veteran Anthony (Tony) Acevedo was among thousands of Americans captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge. Although Tony and his fellow POWs who survived never publicly disclosed what they endured, he donated his wartime diary to the Museum to preserve the truth of what happened. Museum curator Kyra Schuster will share the details of this unusual addition to the Museum’s collection.​

Speaker
Kyra Schuster, Museum Curator

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