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War in Paradise: World War II in Florida

sat11may11:00 amsat12:00 pmWar in Paradise: World War II in Florida11:00 am - 12:00 pm Main Branch Ocala Public Library, 2720 East Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala Florida 34470CategoryFree Event,History,Lecture

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Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details

  • Florida Humanities and the Friends
    of the Ocala Public Library will host Eliot Kleinberg, retired journalist
    and author of “War in Paradise:
    World War II in Florida
    ”, Saturday, May 11th,  11 a.m. at the Headquarters-Ocala Public
    Library, meeting room C. (2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala). He will
    also be providing copies of his book for sale.
    www.ekfla.com  for more information!

 

Kleinberg, a
former journalist for the Palm Beach Post, brings to light the impact of World
War II on the Sunshine State. From U-Boat attacks off of Florida’s coast to
sprawling military bases, hear how a world at war transformed a sleepy southern
state into one of the nation’s hotspots.

This
“Florida Talks” program is sponsored in part by Florida Humanities, with funds
from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture,
the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the
Arts.

For more
information about this and other programs and services provided by the Friends
of the Ocala Public Library, visit the Friends’ website at
https://friendsoftheocalalibrary.org/ and follow
the Friends on social media. For questions regarding the May 11 presentation,
please contact Sheryl Creech at (352) 789-7276.

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Location

Main Branch Ocala Public Library

2720 East Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala Florida 34470

Organizer

Sheryl Creech

352 789 7276 or Friends of the Ocala Library Facebook

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