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10:00 AM
to 3:00 PM
From Patton to Victory. Public YPG Presentation

Speaker Bill Heidner will present "From Patton to Victory - Dynamic Army Training in the Southwest Helps Bring About World War II Victory." 

Perhaps the most celebrated general officer of World War II, Gen. George S. Patton, established the Desert Training Center, with Yuma as its southern anchor.  Over 1.5 million Army troops came to the Desert Southwest to train for battle.  It was an amazing undertaking that helped shape the Army for victory.   

The Yuma Main library presentation is at 10 a.m. ,   the Foothills library presentation is at 3 p.m.   

 There is no cost to attend either program.

Yuma Art Center/Historic Yuma Theatre and the Yuma Civic Center offer a variety of stage shows and events, visit the city website for general events info or to purchase tickets online for selected events, go to the site.

Heritage Festivals events are under the direction of Perlita Wicks; call 928-373-5028 (office) 928-581-4501 (cell) or email for more detailed information.

The Yuma County Library District offers a wide variety of programs and classes at various branch locations.  For a complete listing of events please visit their website at

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