Thursday, October 27, 6:30p - 7:30p
904 Main Street, Bastrop
Speaker: Brad Weber, Camp Swift Historian
Brad and his wife, Ilona, are residents of Bastrop. They have three daughters who reside out of state. Brad has a master’s degree in Military History and served in the United States Navy Reserve. He is also a life member of the American Legion.
He is a research volunteer at the Bastrop Museum and Visitor Center. His area of research is World War I and World War II history, with a local emphasis on Camp Swift and the German POW Camp there.
His presentation will give a general history of Camp Swift, as well as the German POWs of the Afrika Korps who were incarcerated there from 1942-1946.