The public is invited to attend a lecture and book signing by historian and author Bruce M. Petty. This event will be held at American Memorial Park Visitors Center auditorium from 5:00 to 6:00pm on Thursday, January 12th.
Petty focuses his research on personal experiences of Pacific Islanders and veterans who lived through World War II in the Pacific. His lecture, entitled, ?Stories of Humanity in War? is a 50-minute powerpoint lecture with a question & answer session afterward. Seating is limited, so please come early.
The lecture will be followed immediately by a book signing in the Visitors Center lobby. Petty has authored three books, all of which are available in the bookstore. They are: ?At War in the Pacific: Personal Accounts of World War II Navy and Marine Corps Officers,? ?Saipan: Oral Histories of the Pacific War,? and, ?Voices of the Pacific War: Bluejackets Remember.? The lecture and book signing will be hosted by Arizona Memorial Museum Association in cooperation with National Park Service. Entrance to the American Memorial Park Visitors Center is, as always, free of charge.
For your reference the Visitor Center's hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Weekends 10am - 5pm Monday Closed, Thursday Extended Hours 10am - 8pm
Please call if you have any further questions
(670) 234- 7607