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Experiences in World War II
Bill Yaeger and Michael Weiss will share their World War II Experiences as a team and bring their first hand stories to OLLI. Bill Yaeger, a WWII veteran, will share his experiences in the US army including training, deployment overseas, the liberation of Buchenwald and service in the Army of Occupation. Bill will also share his reflections on the effects of the war on Americans at home and those fighting abroad. After demobilization, Bill earned a BA and MBA from the University of Michigan. Michael Weiss is a Jewish survivor from Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland and Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany, the two largest camps in WWII. Michael was liberated at age 21 by General Patton’s third army, in which Bill Yaeger served. Michael will share his experiences of the war, and has also written a small book about his experiences, titled Chimneys and Chambers. Both Bill and Michael will be happy to take questions from the audience after sharing their stories.
Event Type : Study Groups      
Category : History and Culture
Date(s) : 11/08/2017
Day of Week : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Location : Turner Senior Resource Center, Campbell Room
Address : 2401 Plymouth Rd,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Instructor : Yaeger Bill
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : OPEN