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How Genealogy Research Helped Solve a 70 Year WWII Mystery
October 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sal Serio, curator of the American Italian Research Library, will tell the story of Lt. Wesley Richard of Metairie, Louisiana. In 1943, Lieutenant Richard ‘s plane was shot down in Sabaudia, Italy and he perished. German forces occupied the region, but the small farm community of Sabaudia took Lt. Richard into their hearts and minds. This lecture will reveal how genealogy research helped uncover what happened to Lieutenant Richard.
The lecture is free for AICC Members and students with a valid university or high school ID.
For non-members, the suggested donation is $10.00