WWII 75th Anniversary Commemoration

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During the 75th Anniversary of WWII, the Town is endeavoring to remember, document, and commemorate the role that Winchester men and women played in the services and on the home front. We want to hear from veterans or their families and from anyone in or formerly from Winchester who remembers the war years. We also invite anyone with any WWII interests, collections, or expertise to contribute to our events and projects or to make suggestions for other activities.


CONTACT US

     Email the Archive Office by clicking here

WANTED

  

 

  • To hear from any military or home-front veterans or their families, and anyone who remembers the war years, whether a current or former Winchester resident

  • Photographs (scans accepted)

  • Stories, whether oral, written, printed, or posted

  • Memorabilia, whether donated, copied, or loaned for displays

  • Any other information or documentation of the times and activities

NEWS / EVENTS

  •  Veterans Day 2016 was the official start of the Town's observance of the anniversary 
  •  "Remembering the 1940s" - A documentary created from interviews with local senior citizens during 2016 is scheduled to be shown at the Jenks Center at 10:30 a.m. on May 9, 2017, with an encore presentation at the Public Library at 7 p.m. on May 30.  

PROJECTS

 
 
  • "Remembering the 1940s" Video/Oral History Now Underway!  Open to any current or former residents who remember the 1940s or were impacted by the war. Interviews at WinCAM, 32 Swanton St., will resume in 2017. Please use the "contact us" link above to sign up.  Former residents: please consider recording or writing your reminiscences and e-mailing them (if possible with a photo of yourself in the 1940s) to be added or read into the project.
  •  Winchester War Records - World War II.  An annotated database of WWII veterans.

LIST OF WWII VETERANS NAMES ON THE VETERANS MEMORIAL 

 

WINCHESTER STORIES IN THE NEWS & IN PRINT

VFW POST 3719 WINCHESTER
 
 WWII LINKS

 
    

 


  • Memorabilia, whether donated, copied, or loaned for displays

  • Any other information or documentation of the times and activities

  • Memorabilia, whether donated, copied, or loaned for displays

  • Any other information or documentation of the times and activities