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"This Business of Fighting." Presented by Arnie Pritchard, November 15, 2015

"This Business of Fighting."
Letters Home from My Father during World War
Presented by Arnie Pritchard

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Community Room, Needham Free Public Library
1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

Free and open to the public
Refreshments

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Early in 1942, a young man from Rhode Island, Tony Pritchard, who had rarely been outside New England, went into the U.S. Army. By the time he returned home more than five years later, he had been all over the United States and Western Europe, had led troops in combat, had nearly died, had worked with refugees, and in general had encountered a world far wider and far more brutal than anything he had known.

In letters home, discovered after his father's death, his son Arnie Pritchard brings to life his father's experiences during this time in history.


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