Interviews from World War II project to be shared - WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 - Charleston News, Sports, Weather

Interviews from World War II project to be shared

Posted: Updated:

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The Augusta-Richmond County Historical Society will show its gratitude for World War II veterans this weekend by sharing with the public readings from the first six interviews it conducted with 800 local members of The Greatest Generation.

The oral history project, in the works for about five years, is known as "Augusta Goes to War" and will celebrate its debut from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Richmond County Public Library.

The event will be led by historians Jim Garvey and Hubert van Tuyll of Georgia Regents University and Doug Higbee of the University of South Carolina Aiken.

The Augusta Chronicle reports that the event will include excerpts from the historical society's documentary War Stories: Augusta Area Veterans Remember WWII.

 

Information from: The Augusta Chronicle , http://www.augustachronicle.com

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most Popular

Stories
Videos

Like Us On Facebook


Powered by WorldNow

ABCNews4 WCIV-TV

888 Allbritton Dr.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-881-4444 | Advertising Information

Public Information File

For assistance with accessing WCIV-TV's public information file, click here.

Advertising

Advertising Credit Application and Terms and Conditions PDF.

Powered by WorldNow
All content Copyright © 2014 WCIV and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.