Movie in the Park June 2011
Contact: Benjamin Hayes, 671-333-4051
War in the Pacific National Historical Park will host a free Movie in the Park on Saturday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. featuring Episode Four of the award winning Ken Burns series, The War. The program dramatically illustrates the cataclysmic events of World War II through the extraordinary, personal stories of brave American men and women who experienced the war at home and abroad. Episode Four depicts the harrowing and immense amphibious landings at Saipan and Normandy, France, both of which occurred sixty-seven years ago this month. Further episodes of The War will be shown at the park's visitor center on Sundays at 1 p.m.The public is invited to join us under the stars at Asan Beach on Saturday, June 11 for this free event at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, flashlights, umbrellas, and insect repellant.For more information, call 333-4050 or visit www.nps.gov/wapa.
Did You Know?
Nearly 70 years ago, by forced labor, Chamorros built many of the Japanese fortification and defense structures that can be seen throughout the park and island?