3rd Tuesday: Nazi POWs in the Tar Heel State, 1942-1946

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Presenter: Dr. Ribert Billinger

Did you know North Carolina was home to more than 10,000 German prisoners of war during World War II? froma rrival, to escapes and repatriation, the story told reveals the diversity of the men captures in German uniform. Billinger argues that the wartime experiences of the POWs and citizens of North Carolina revealed to both sides that enemies are human, uniforms conceal diversity and wartime enemies can become lifelong frineds. 

Reservations required! Call the museum to reserve your seat: 910-477-5151
Lecture held at Southport Community Building at 223 E. Bay St

This lecture made possible by a grant through the North Carolina Humanities Council

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