Overseas Cemeteries of World War I and World War II

American military cemetery in Normandy

This program will occur in-person at the Dwight Foster Public Library, 209 Merchants Ave, Fort Atkinson and will remotely available on Zoom.  Find the link to join at https://www.fortlibrary.org/usvets/

Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m.

The US Veterans Project Library and the Dwight Foster Public Library invite you to celebrate Memorial Day with this tour of the military cemeteries of Europe. This program will be presented by Wes Sisson. Many fallen soldiers and military personnel from WWI and WWII remain buried in cemeteries in various countries around the world. Sisson will present images and history from these sacred places. Sisson, originally from Milton, WI taught High School history mostly in overseas military schools. He spent 31 years living in Heidelberg, Germany. While living in Europe he was able to spend time visiting the cemeteries there and was able to locate Milton residents who were buried in them.

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