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Armed Forces Museum & Archives of the Carolinas to Present Documentary Honoring Ex-POWs

posted May 29, 2012, 1:37 PM by Andrew Hagopian   [ updated Jun 6, 2012, 10:25 AM ]
Mint Hill, NC, May 28, 2012 — The Armed Forces Museum & Archives of the Carolinas (AFMAC) will present a documentary honoring ex-prisoners of war at two venues: Friday, June 1 at7:30 p.m. at St. Sarkis Armenian Church, 7000 Park Road, Charlotte and Wednesday, June 6 at Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell St., Matthews at 7pm. Light refreshments will be served.

 The video, entitled Honoring Our Heroes- The American POW Experience. WWII 1939-1949, is a 30-minute broadcast-quality documentary about the POW experience and is dedicated to honoring, preserving, and sharing the courage and sacrifices of our local WWII heroes, many of whom live in our community.

 AFMAC, a world-class museum scheduled to break ground in Mint Hill in 2014, will be unique in that it will honor all five branches of the United States military: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. When completed, visitors will experience an educational showcase of 250 years of military history combined with the home front support and sacrifices that have made our nation great. Details and donation information can be seen at