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Local Author Kathryn Atwood: "Code Name Pauline"

Event Type: Author Program
Date: 3/20/2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 Celebrate Women's History Month! Learn about one of the most celebrated female World War II resistance fighters when local author Kathryn Atwood shares stories from the book, "Code Name Pauline." Pearl Witherington, age 29, parachuted into France to aid the French Resistance as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) in September, 1943. Eventually, she rose to command 3,500 French Resistance fighters. This book contains never-before-published photographs from Pearl's personal collection.
Library: Oak Park Public Library Main Branch
Location: Second Floor - Veterans Room
Contact: Adult & Teen Services
Contact Number: 708.452.3440