Christian McBurney returns to the Varnum Memorial Armory Museum to speak about his newly-released book, “Untold Stories from World War II Rhode Island”. This is a sequel to the 2017 book (“World War II Rhode Island”) that he co-authored with the Varnum Continental’s own Brian Wallin.
The new publication shares long-forgotten stories, from amazing secret innovations that were developed in the Ocean State for use by the armed forces overseas, to the training of future U.S. Presidents here in RI, and to recollections of Rhode Islanders when they were children or teenagers during the war years. Christian will be available to sign copies of the book after his talk.
Christian McBurney, is the editor and publisher of the website “Small State, Big History”, the online review of Rhode Island History.
RSVP by 6:00 pm Friday, December 6 to Scott Seaback at 401-413-6277 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE: Reservations for dinner are mandatory and MUST be received by the RSVP date above. NO WALK-INS ALLOWED!
MEETING DATE: Monday, December 9.
TIME: 5:30 pm (social hour); 6:30 (dinner followed by program)
LOCATION: Varnum Memorial Armory Museum, 6 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI
DINNER MENU: Steak tips, baked scrod, twice baked potatoes, creamed spinach, salad dessert & coffee.
Books by Christian M. McBurney
Christian M. McBurney is an independent historian who has written several books about the American Revolutionary War (several focusing on Rhode Island). He is an attorney in a Washington, D.C. law firm and resides in Kensington, Maryland. In addition, he is is the editor and publisher of the website “Small State, Big History,” the online review of Rhode Island History.
Cover Title "The Rhode Island Campaign: The First French and American Operation in the Revolutionary War" by Christian M. McBurney "Kidnapping the Enemy: The Special Operations to Capture Generals Charles Lee and Richard Prescott" by Christian M. McBurney "World War II Rhode Island" by Christian M. McBurney, Brian L Wallin, Patrick T Conley "Abductions in the American Revolution: Attempts to Kidnap George Washington, Benedict Arnold and Other Military and Civilian Leaders" by Christian M. McBurney "Untold Stories from World War II Rhode Island" by Christian M. McBurney, Norman Desmarais, Varoujan Karentz "George Washington's Nemesis: The Outrageous Treason and Unfair Court-Martial of Major General Charles Lee during the Revolutionary War" by Christian M. McBurney "Spies in Revolutionary Rhode Island" by Christian M McBurney
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