On August 24th, Dr. Richard Macdonald, author of “Inside the Gates” will present: 1945: Ebensee, Austria – Survivor and Liberators – the Unsung Heroes of a Concentration Camp

Join author Richard Macdonald as he and his guests unravel the story of the 1945 liberation of the KZ Ebensee, Austria Concentration Camp

His guest panelists include:
• Andrew Sternberg, one of the Holocaust and KZ Ebensee survivors
• Bob Persinger, the fist GI to go through the gates of the concentration camp as a tank commander
• Wanda Nordlie, a surgical nurse in the 139th Evac Hospital.General Patton didn’t want her to go into the concentration camp because she was female.
• Rex Conn, a medical corpsman liberator with the 30th Field Hospital

These real heroes who liberated SS Werhner von Brauns’ V-2 tunnel complex and concentration camp will share personal experiences through narrative and photos
– an oral history of World War II.
“This will be an evening that no one will ever forget. ” — Richard Macdonald
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Wesley Willows Town Center Auditorium
4142 Johns Farm Road
Rockford, IL 61101

**Open to Wesley Willows Residents and the General Public. **
Call 316-1500 to reserve a seat.

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