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Hawkins To Discuss 'World War II - The Forgotten Russian Front'


October 15, 2018

Frank Hawkins

The public is invited to a free lecture at the WNC Military History Museum on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. for historian Frank Hawkins' presentation, "World War II – The Forgotten Russian Front."

In thinking about World War II in Europe, Americans think of D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, German General Rommel, and American generals Patton and Eisenhower. But the Allied battles in Western Europe were only part of the war in Europe.

The largest battles and the greatest amount of suffering was in the East where the Russians lost a staggering 20 million people and the Germans suffered ove...

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