Library to host ‘Living Stories: World War II’

Anoka County Library will offer a look at what life was like for Army infantry soldiers during World War II. The 117th 30th Division Historical Re-enactor Unit will be displaying items that the U.S. Army infantry solider would see and use in the field, and will share their in-depth knowledge of World War II with visitors. This interactive, self-paced program will be at Rum River Library, 4201 6th Avenue in Anoka on Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Visitors will see displays of equipment, rations, and the different uniforms used. You can even meet a re-enactor playing the role of General Omar Bradley. Visitors are encouraged to talk with the soldiers to learn more about the life of an infantry soldier during World War II.

Living Stories:  World War II is presented by the 117th 30th Division Historical Re-enactors and is sponsored by the Anoka County Library. This program is free and open to the public; and funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

For more information about this and other library programs call 763-712-2322 or visit the website at

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