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C-SPAN3 to air second Antietam Cemetery commemorative lecture on September 30

ISSUED: 28 September 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — C-SPAN3 will broadcast a second lecture sponsored by the National Park Service, Shepherd University, and Eastern National that was part of a lecture series commemorating the 150th anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery. Dr. John C. McManus’ lecture titled “The Fallen American Soldiers of World War II: Their World of Combat” will air Saturday, September 30, at 10:30 p.m. on American History TV.

McManus is the author of “The Americans at D-Day: The American Experience at the Normandy Invasion,” “Deadly Sky: The American Combat Airman in World War II,” “The Deadly Brotherhood: The American Combat Soldier in World War II,” and “Grunts: Inside the American Infantry Combat Experience, World War II Through Iraq.”

After it airs, the lecture can be viewed on C-SPAN3’s website at this link: www.c-span.org/video/?433829-1/understanding-combat-fallen-world-war-ii-soldiers.

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