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“AUTHORS ON DECK” – THE LUCKY FEW: THE FALL OF SAIGON

November 21, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

FREE

As part of the United States Navy Memorial’s “Authors on Deck” book lecture series, author Jan K. Herman will present his latest work, The Lucky Few (Naval Institute Press, 2013).  Herman brings to light the epic story of USS Kirk and her success in rendering humanitarian assistance under inconceivable circumstances during the Vietnam War.

Following his presentation, Herman will be available for a Q&A session and book signing.

JAN K. HERMAN served as the Historian of the Navy Medical Department and Special Assistant to the Surgeon General for 33 years. He has produced an hour-long documentary, “The Lucky Few,” which has had international acclaim since its premiere at the Smithsonian in 2010. He is the author of Battle Station Sick Bay and lives in Takoma Park, MD.

 

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Date:
November 21, 2013
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
http://www.navymemorial.org

Organizer

United States Navy Memorial

Venue

United States Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC United States
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