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Sunday, September 15, 2019Community Activity

Silent Voices of WWII: When Sons of the Land of Enchantment

Imagine World War II without the atomic bomb developed at Los Alamos. What if no rapid Navajo code was used which the Japanese could not break? Or, if the New Mexico National Guardsmen had no role in the Philippines? Why were Japanese American civilians interned in Santa Fe? Nancy Bartlit will illustrate the cultural differences and ironies in wartime, behind barbed wire or at the end of a gun.  

Nancy Bartlit, President of the Los Alamos Historical Society, is an author and oral historian who taught and studied in Japan. She holds a degree in history from Smith College and a Masters in communications from the University of New Mexico.
The Lecture will take place at the Sandoval County Historical Society Museum
(DeLavy House) on Edmond Road and Hwy 550, Bernalillo. Admission is $5; Friends of CHS are free. For more information visit: or phone Barb at 815-978-5327.
Coronado Historic Site is open daily, except Tuesdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is $5. A combination ticket, good for admission to both Jémez and Coronado Historic Sites is available for $7. First Sunday admission for New Mexico residents with ID is free. Wednesday admission is free to New...  More >>

Sunday, September 15, 2019 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Sandoval County Historical Society Museum (DeLavy House) on Edmond Road and HWY 550, Bernalillo.
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