Home for the Holidays: Christmas in World War II

Event Type: History
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 12/6/2011
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 Mary Rasa, formerly of the National Park Service, will describe Christmas during WWII, discussing both civilian and military Christmas customs and celebrations. She will tell us how the homes would be decorated and what food would have been prepared. The talk will be accompanied by images of a home during the holidays, as well as soldiers celebrating in military settings. She will also explain shortages and rationing, and how this affected life. Please join us for this fascinating lecture.
Library: Perryville Branch
Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Nancy Strakna
Contact Number: 410-996-6070
Presenter: Mary Rasa
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST give 24 hour cancellation notice to allow others on the waiting list to attend.

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