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The Ritchie Boys

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

 

Speaker: Bernie Lubran

 

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It was the perfect revenge. They fled Nazi persecution and came to America, where they entered the U.S. Army during World War II. Because they knew the language and culture of the enemy better than anyone, they were sent to a Maryland military intelligence training center called Camp Ritchie (now Fort Ritchie) and taught to interrogate or wage psychological warfare against the Nazis. History knows them as the Ritchie Boys.

 

Bernie Lubran, an authority on The Ritchie Boys and the son of a Ritchie Boy, will give us an extraordinary insight into this important part of WWII history with roots in Maryland. He is the President of the Friends of Camp Ritchie, an educational non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate the public about the importance of Camp Ritchie, MD, and the soldiers who trained there during World War II, and helps Ritchie Boy family members share stories, photos, and memories.

Details

Date:
November 24
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm