I Closed Too Many Eyes: A WWII Medic Finally Talks - NEW!
Before World War II, Bayer Ross worked as a tailor in his father's dry cleaning shop in the Southwestern Minnesota town of Mountain Lake. During World War II, he served in the Army as a Medic and saw action in North Africa, Sicily, the D-Day invasion and even worked in the Concentration Camp. His brother-in-law, Paul Arneson, will tell the story through letters, journal entries and photos. Book ($14.99 value) can be pre-ordered when registering. Paul will also have a limited supply available for purchase at the event. www.tinyurl.com/julypriorlake
Instructor Paul Arneson is a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel. His military career included postings in seven U.S. states and several overseas locations He was also a professor at the National Defence University in Washington D.C. before ending his 27 year military service as the Transportation Director for Strategic Airlift on the Air Staff at the Pentagon. Paul grew up in Minneapolis, attending the University of Minnesota, and in 1968 married his wife Betty (from Columbia Heights) and started his Air Force career. Bayer Ross was his brother-in-law.