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World War II in the Pacific


The Friends of the R. H. Johnson Library presents a special program about the major battles of World War II in the Pacific at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 23 in the Social Hall- East. This program is open to everyone and tickets are not required. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m.

Paul McDevitt spoke last year about a book he wrote detailing his father’s experiences on an attack transport in the Pacific Theater of World War II. This year, using his extensive research, maps, and pictures, he will recount the important Pacific battles of World War II.

Dr. McDevitt is an associate professor emeritus with thirty-one years of university service at New Mexico State University and the University of Illinois- Springfield.

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