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Ghost Towns of the Second World War: Arizona’s Historic Military Sites – Surprise
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11:00 am

Ghost Towns of the Second World War: Arizona’s Historic Military Sites – Surprise

December 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
City of Surprise City Hall, 16000 N Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374 United States
Free

When America entered the Second World War, Arizona’s sparse population and mild weather made it an ideal location for training facilities and prisoner of war camps.  By war’s end, Arizona had trained more pilots than any other state, hosted the country’s largest POW camp, and was part of the largest military training grounds in history. ... Read More

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6:00 pm

Cowpokes, Crooks, and Cactus: Arizona in the Movies – Florence

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Florence Library and Community Center, 778 N. Main St.
Florence, AZ 85132 United States
Free

Tyrone Power, Andy Devine,  Katy Jurado, Steve McQueen and, of course, John Wayne. From the earliest days of film, Arizona has been a setting and subject for hundreds of films. Some, like Junior Bonner and Red River, are considered classics, others, such as Billy Jack and Evolution, surely less so. Some may even be classics... Read More

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