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WWII Symposium: War in the Southwest Pacific

  • Saturday, July 23, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • MacArthur Memorial

On Saturday, July 23, 2016, the MacArthur Memorial will kick off the United States’ Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of World War II by hosting a symposium, book signing and premiere of Spyron-AV Manila’s new film documentary about the guerrilla war in the Philippines. Please join esteemed authors Walter Borneman, James Duffy and Dr. Theresa Kaminski as they explore the war in General Douglas MacArthur’s Southwest Pacific Area. Each lecture will be followed by a book signing of each author’s new book. The day will finish with Philippine Director Bani Logrono’s highly acclaimed, award winning documentary "Unsurrendered."

FREE - but spaces are limited. Registration is required!

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Fort Norfolk
810 Front Street
Norfolk, VA 23510


Norfolk Historical Society
P.O. Box 6367
Norfolk, Virginia 23508-0367

(757) 754-2004


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