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Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II

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Join us as we celebrate the launch of Loyal Forces: The American Animals of WWII, written and compiled by the The National WWII Museum’s very own Assistant Director of Collections, Toni M. Kiser and Senior Archivist, Lindsey F. Barnes.

Meet the Authors
Thursday, March 7, 2013
5:00 pm Reception | 6:00 pm Presentation
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

Tomorrow the Museum will host a book launch event where you can meet authors Kiser and Barnes. Underneath the span of our B-17 “My Gal Sal” in the brand new US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, you’ll enjoy a reception, presentation with audience Q&A and book signing. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended.

Dinner with a Curator
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Stage Door Canteen

For an even more intimate evening, join us on Tuesday, March 19 for Dinner with a Curator. Chef John Besh’s American Sector restaurant has put together a specially selected three-course menu for you to enjoy while you discuss the use of animals during the war years with the authors. From the training of Marine Devil dogs, to the companion pets kept aboard ships, the conversation will stretch from the Home Front to the Pacific Islands and include animal-related artifacts. Space is limited for the event and reservations are required so purchase your tickets now.

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