Established in 1917, thousands of soldiers during World War I and II were trained at what became Camp Grant in northwest Illinois.
Greg Jacobs tells the story of Camp Grant, drawing from the memories and photographs from the World War I troops, Illinois National Guardsmen, World War II draftees, medical personnel, and German POWs that passed through.
Thursday, August 12 at 1:30pm
In person at the History Center.
Map and directions to the Des Plaines History Center
Per the History Center’s mission, Coffee Talks are adult programs designed to invite public participation and discussion on a broad range of historical topics All are welcome to attend Historic Instruments of Illinois.
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The History Center has a wealth of research materials available to the public.
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