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Wed, Aug 21

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Villas of Holmdel

Summer Speaker Series - The History of USS Houston WWII

Hear the compelling story of the USS Houston and the POW's experience during WWII.

Summer Speaker Series - The History of USS Houston WWII
Summer Speaker Series - The History of USS Houston WWII

Time & Location

Aug 21, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Villas of Holmdel, 200 Commons Way, Holmdel, NJ 07733, USA

About the event

John K. Schwarz, Executive Director of the USS Houston CA-30 Survivors Association & Next Generations, delivers a compelling story of the USS Houston CA_30/POW Experience.  This includes a real account of POW's being used as labor on the Burma-Thailand Death Railway as depicted in the 1957 epic movie, "Bridge on the River Kwai."  Hear this story of Naval bravery through the eyes and words of the late Otto Schwarz, John's Dad who was there during WWII and left with him the story to tell.

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