Where: Amenities Room
Embassy of Australia,
1601 Massachusetts Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20036
Guest speaker/Topic: Ms. 761st Tank Battalion, a military historian and author, who will discuss - The Black Panthers: A Story of Race War and Courage-the 761st Tank Battalion in World War II.
Short bio: “Author Gina Maria DiNicolo is a military historian and award-winning journalist who has written on military topics for nearly two decades. She was a contributing editor at Military Officer magazine, where more than twenty of her stories graced the publication’s cover. She is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in history, and served as an officer in the Marine Corps
Her first book is The Black Panthers: A Story of Race War and Courage, is painstakingly researched narrative nonfiction about the 761st Tank Battalion in World War II. The book won a well deserved spot as a finalist for the 2014 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award.”
Charge - $15.00, including buffet lunch and sodas. Alcoholic beverages- $2.00 each.
NOTE: Valid photo ID required. Attire: Business casual
RSVP by noon on Wednesday October 7, 2015, to David, Ward at 202-352-8550 or via e-mail to dmward1973 (at) gmail dot com
Parking: While there is no parking at the Embassy, paid off street parking is available behind and under the Airline Pilots Association- 17th and Mass, and at 15th and Mass (1240 15th street). On street two hour metered parking is also available.
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