Beyond the Homefront: The Untold Stories of WWII Heroes

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Renowned author Charley Valera, known for "My Father’s War: Memories from Our Honored WWII Soldiers," delves into the long untold stories of WWII veterans. Drawing inspiration from his father, a WWII veteran who seldom discussed the war, Valera embarked on interviews with other veterans. Join him as he shares captivating photos and first-hand narratives spanning both theaters and all branches of WWII, complemented by an exclusive four-minute film trailer.

Military Appreciation Month programs accompany "Voices and Votes: Democracy in America" opening at the Cape Coral Lee County Public Library on September 14, 2024.

"Voices and Votes: Democracy in America" is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities. Support for the local exhibition and programming was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

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