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Before 9/11, there was a 12/7: Reflections of Doolittle Raider Dick Cole on WWII

National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:00 p.m. CDT

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OFFSITE – Before 9/11 there was 12/7, and on the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Kansas City proudly welcomes Doolittle Raider veteran Lt. Col. Dick Cole, USAF (Ret.) with Park University Professor of English Dennis R. Okerstrom, author of the acclaimed book Dick Cole’s War. Join National World War I Museum and Memorial President and CEO Matthew Naylor as he and our distinguished guests reflect upon the impact of Pearl Harbor and present meaning of WWII. This program is a partnership of Park University and the National World War I Museum and Memorial in collaboration with the National Archives at Kansas City, the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum, and the Truman Center at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.  RSVP.

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