WWI CONNECTICUT DOUGHBOYS IN FRANCE

This is a program for Veteran’s Day. On Saturday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m., Alan Crane will explore the story of the 102nd regiment from its birth at the Yale Bowl to its baptism at Seicheprey, triumph at St. Mihel, and its ultimate return to the Nutmeg State. This is a Kent Memorial Library program which will be held at the Suffield Senior Center. Alan 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. This event is free
and open to the public. Please register on the Kent Memorial Library website at suffield-library.org or call 860-668- 3896.