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☷ Churchill County Nevada - Because of War Museum Lecture Series Begins Next Month 20 April 2022
Churchill County , state Nevada ( By Press Release office)
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Join the Churchill County Museum in May for its spring lecture series “Because of War” which looks at themes focusing on combat , remembrance and love during wartime .
The four - part series runs on Wednesdays in May at 6 p . m . at the museum and is free to the public .
“A Toddler’s Picture: In His Uncle’s Helmet” by Ken Beaton . Ken’s photo was in his uncle’s helmet when he was killed in Italy . After 16 years of research Ken published his book a month before the 75th anniversary of his uncle’s death .
“An American Combat Bird Dog Pilot” by Michael Leonard , Reno resident with two combat tours in Vietnam . Chronicles his combat adventures and perils that almost derailed his civilian career .
“Forever: A True Story of Love and War” by Daniel Quinley . A story of love between Daniel’s parents during his father’s time as a World War II prisoner of war .
“Legacies of the Silver State: Nevada Goes to War” by Steve Ranson , the Lahontan Valley News’ editor emeritus . First - hand accounts of how veterans displayed bravery in facing the enemy in World War II .
While at the museum for the lecture series , be sure to see the current exhibit “War Comes Home , ” a traveling exhibition , rich with historic and contemporary letters , offering an intimate perspective into the thoughts and emotions of veterans and their families upon a soldier ' s homecoming .
The Churchill County Museum is located at 1050 S . Maine Street in Fallon . The website is:
www . ccmuseum . org
, and they can be reached by calling ( 775 ) 423 - 3677 .
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