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November 20, 2019

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PETERBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY MONTHLY MEETINGS:

The monthly meetings and lectures are on the third Tuesday of the month; September, October, November, January, February, March and May at 7:30 p.m., Lion’s Community Centre, 347 Ashburnham Street. 

 

“EDDIE MORIN AND THE DEVIL’S BRIGADE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR”
Tuesday, 19 November, 2019, Lion’s Community Centre, 347 Burnham Street, 7:30 p.m.
 

The Joint Special Service Force, the “Devil’s Brigade,” was an elite Canadian and American unit formed in 1942 for secret missions in Norway, Italy and Romania. Eddie Morin was one of 13 local men who served in the unit. Speaker Ted Morin is a retired manager who has researched the story of the Devil’s Brigade and of his father's service in it. He has been part of the Lakefield War Veteran's Project, where he researched and wrote Military Profiles of Lakefield area Veterans. He is presently serving as a Director on the First Special Service Association Board of Directors. 
 

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