CT DOUGHBOYS IN FRANCE IN WW1
Saturday November 11, 2017
CT DOUGHBOYS IN FRANCE IN WORLD WAR ONE WITH ALAN CRANE
A PROGRAM FOR VETERANS' DAY
AT THE SUFFIELD SENIOR CENTER, 145 BRIDGE STREET
AND AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE WORLD WAR 1 DIGITIZATION PROJECT ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Alan Crane, President of the New England Great War Living History Association, will explore the story of the 102nd from its birth at the Yale Bowl to its baptism at Seicheprey, triumph at St. Mihel, and its ultimate return to the Nutmeg State.
About the Presenter: Alan M. Crane is a WWI historian and researcher with a special interest in the contributions of Connecticut’s men and women to the war effort. He is the President of the 26th Yankee Division WWI Living History Group, a historical re-enactment group dedicated to bringing to life the experiences of the foot soldier in the First World War. Mr. Crane is an avid collector of WWI artifacts and has a BA in History from Eastern Connecticut State University.
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