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Posted on: November 6, 2021

World War II: Nebraska

Novelist and historian Melissa Amateis will come to the Columbus Public Library on Saturday, December 11th at 2 pm to discuss World War II. Even though the fight against the Axis required sacrifice and dedication, Nebraskans proudly answered the call.

Three ordinance plants and two naval munitions depots brought employment and economic opportunities, but also housing shortages and racial disturbances. The U.S. Army Air Corps established eleven air bases here, leading to community engagement through USO...

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