Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Library to host V-E Day discussion

National Archives and Records Administration
To mark the 70th anniversary of V-E Day, or Victory in Europe Day, Crittenden County Public Library and Crittenden County Historical Society will be presenting a remembrance and discussion next week on the official end of World War II in Europe on May 8, 1945.

Featured will be noted author and World War II veteran Michael Freeland along with local panelists.

The public is encouraged to attend and enter into the discussion. The event begins at 10 a.m. next Wednesday in the library meeting room.

Freeland, of Hopkinsville, will have copies of his book, “Blood River to Berlin,” for sale and available for signing.

Anyone who has memories of V-E Day in Crittenden County is encouraged to participate or share their thoughts. Please contact Daryl K. Tabor at The Crittenden Press for further information at (270) 965-3191 or