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Genealogical Society to Hold Meeting

The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road.

Jared Frederick, a current instructor of history at Altoona’s Penn State Campus, will present on his book “Dispatches of D-Day: A People’s History of the Normandy Invasion.”

The culmination of nearly two years of research and writing, “Dispatches of D-Day,” conveys the deeply personal tales of the countless men and women who took part in the 1944 Normandy landing. It includes over a hundred accounts from period newspapers interwoven together to for...


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