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Marti Brown

August 2020

Virtual Event: A Soldier’s Footsteps Through World War II

Friday August 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Local author, Marti Brown, assembled her father’s scrapbooks and over 300 letters sent to family members during World War II and compiled these artifacts into a book entitled From Cornfield to Battlefield: A Young Farmer’s Journey Through World War II. These letters capture her father’s experience as a student at the University of Illinois at the start of the war. Join us virtually as Marti presents “A Soldier’s Footsteps Through World War II.” Graduating as a commissioned officer in 1942…

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