Learn about WWII history from the heroes that lived it.
Meet authors, heroes, historians, history buffs & Veterans.
Everyone is welcome - all ages!
2022 ANNUAL DUES
Veteran Family $20
Non-Veteran Family $25
WWII Veterans FREE Membership
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WWII Roundtable Inc.
P.O. Box 1965
Noblesville, IN 46061
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(Left photo:) Book cover of Ray E. Boomhower's book about Richard Tregaskis. (Right photo:) English Wikipedia. An official U.S. Marine Corps photograph of Richard Tregaskis (left) with Major General Alexander A. Vandegrift, ca. 1942. (Tregaskis was 6'7" tall.)
2022 HYBRID DINNER MEETINGS
In-person & ZOOM
Dinner (RSVP), $11 + table tip
6:00 PM dinner served
7:00 PM program
Jan 24, Feb 28, Mar 28, Apr 25,
May 23, June 27, July 25, Aug 22,
Sept 26, Oct 24, Nov 28, Dec 5
Program with speakers, 12:30 - 1:30 PM:
1. Richard Kolodey, Veteran Marine, who served as a gunner on Grumman TBM Avenger in the South Pacific.
2. Josephine, a neighbor of Kolodey's, may share her story about installing instrument panels on planes during WWII.
3. Linda Minton, WWII Roundtable member, will talk about Evansville's contribution to the war effort.
Guided tour, 2:00 - 2:45 PM
Followed by free time in the museum until it closes at 4:00 PM (new closing hours as of April 7, 2022).
Monday, May 23, 2022
WWII Roundtable Monthly Dinner Meeting (In-Person Only)
Doors open - 5 PM. Dinner - 6 PM. Program - 7 PM.
Northside Events & Social Club, 2100 E 71st Street, Indianapolis, Indiana
Where History and Heroes Meet
Northside Events & Social Club
(formerly K of C)
2100 E 71st Street
Indianapolis, IN 46220
"Richard Tregaskis Reporting Under Fire from Guadalcanal to Vietnam"
by Ray E. Boomhower, guest speaker & author
Ray E. Boomhower, author
RSVP Deadline is Monday, May 16. Send your RSVP dinner reservations to Karl Kleinbub, email@example.com or phone (317) 607-6948.
Bring Exact Change. $11 to pay for your dinner. plus a few dollars extra for your tip and drawing tickets.
INDIANAPOLIS WORLD WAR II ROUNDTABLE - ERNIE PYLE CHAPTER
Our speaker is senior editor at the Indiana Historical Society Press, where he edits the popular history magazine Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History.
Boomhower’s riveting book is the first to tell Tregaskis’s gripping life story, concentrating on his intrepid reporting experiences during World War II and his fascination with war and its effect on the men who fought it.
Hershel "Woody" Williams
Follow this link to a video about "Woody" Williams, age 97, the last living WWII Medal of Honor recipient. (Photo and video compliments to CBS Sunday Morning Show.)
About our June 18 Road Trip to Evansville for a special program...
See pages 4 & 5 of May 2022 Newsletter for more information, including cost and transportation, for this special WWII Roundtable organized road trip to the Evansville Wartime Museum, 7503 Petersburg Road, Evansville, IN 47725.