Maj. Gen. Sid Shachnow: Hope and Honor

A survivor of a Nazi concentration camp and a veteran of the U.S. Special Forces, Major General Sid Shachnow relates highlights of the incredible life recorded in his memoir Hope and Honor.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
6:30pm @ Central Library

Sid Shachnow discusses his new memoir Hope and Honor, which traces his life from a childhood spent in the notorious Kovno concentration camp to his rise to the rank of Major General in the U.S. Army.

Born in Lithuania in 1934, Sid Shachnow spent three years in a Nazi concentration camp. With most of his family dead, he escaped both the Nazis and the Soviets and immigrated to the United States.

Co-sponsored by the Command and General Staff College Foundation, Inc.

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