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Feb
2
2017
10:00 AM
to 3:00 PM
YPG Presents: Help Never Came

Chuck Wullenjohn, Public Affairs Officer for the Yuma Proving Ground, will present “Help Never Came” at Yuma County Libraries.

10:00 a.m. - Foothills Library, 13226 E South Frontage Road.  (928) 342-1640

3:00 p.m. - Main Library, 2951 S 21st Drive. (928) 782-1871

The presentation chronicles the 75th anniversary of World War II battles in the Philippines that ended with the infamous "Bataan Death March" and the largest surrender of American troops in the history of the U.S. The story of what happened is dramatic, heroic and sobering. There is no charge to attend.


Chuck Wullenjohn has served as Public Affairs Officer at US Army Yuma Proving Ground since November 1989.  He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in social science from Humboldt State University in 1974, with specialties in history, political science and English. He completed graduate work at Hayward State and San Jose State Universities. In addition to working at the proving ground, Mr. Wullenjohn has been an associate professor of political science at Arizona Western College since 1991. He is an avid writer and photographer who has had numerous articles and photographs published both nationally and internationally.

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 YumaShowTickets.com site.

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

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