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Learn at Lunchtime: Story of Major Robert Gaynor

November 8 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Bob Gaynor stands with father's WWII uniform.

Join Bob Hill, Curator of Military and Industry History Friday, November 8 at 12:15 PM to hear the story and view the uniform of Scranton native Major Robert Gaynor. As a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard, the 28th Division of the US Army, Major Gaynor was part of the push to remove the Nazi occupation force from France. On Aug. 29, 1944, the 28th Division paraded through Paris to a joyous reception by the French, before resuming their attack on the retreating German army.

Image: Bob Gaynor stands with his father’s WWII uniform.

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Date:
November 8
Time:
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
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Venue

State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Phone:
(717) 787-4980

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