Book Signing: In Their Own Words – Augusta and Aiken Area Veterans Remember World War II
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The tragedies and triumphs of World War II come to life through the words of 147 local veterans in In Their Own Words - Augusta and Aiken Area Veterans Remember World War II. The veterans were part of the National Veterans History Project that the Augusta Richmond County Historical Society has been participating in since 2007. Area academics Dr. Jim Garvey, Dr. Douglas Higbee and Dr. Hubert van Tuyll edited the work. They will appear at the Augusta Museum of History on Aug. 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. Books will be for sale for $25. For more information, visit www.thearchs.org.