Kathy Kirkpatrick - American Prisoner of War Camps in Southern California

Fri, Nov 30
  • Presented By: Weller Book Works
  • at: Weller Book Works
  • 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Weller's welcomes back Kathy Kirkpatrick for a discussion and signing of her newest in the POW camps America series, AMERICAN PRISONER OF WAR CAMPS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Friday, November 30, at 7 PM!American Prisoner of War Camps in Southern California describes the impact of the large number of prisoners of war on the population of Southern California, as well as the impact of the people of Southern California on those imprisoned there. Providing detail on the care and employment of prisoners of war according to the Geneva Convention of 1929, the lives of POWs are illustrated, along with the details of camp locations in Southern California and the deaths and burials that occurred among them. Some prisoner names are included, as well as references to source materials at various repositories. Historical photographs serve to provide depth to the story.KATHY KIRKPATRICK has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California, and has authored Basic Genealogy, The Descendants of Timothy Meeker, Italian Prisoners of War in the Continental US on 31 March 1945, Prisoners of War in Utah During World War II, Sicily, American Prisoner of War Camps in Idaho and Utah, American Prisoner of War Camps in Arizona and Nevada, and Prisoner of War Camps Across America. She has delivered lectures on "WWII POWs in America," "WWII Enemy Aliens in America," and "Proving the Jewish Heritage of a Catholic Sicilian Family," and provided research for Italian Emigrants, Italian Emigrants by Tina Bochicchio Woetzel, Sinatra, The Life by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan, and II Giuramento by Dino Maurizio Parri.The reading will begin at 7:00 with a signing to follow.

Event Info

  • Presented By: Weller Book Works
  • Dates: November 30, 2018
  • Location: Weller Book Works
  • Address: 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 11:59 PM

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