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Dorchester Historical Society: 26th “Yankee” Division in WWI

Calling all history buffs! On Sunday, November 18th at 2pm, head to the the William Clapp House – 195 Boston Street, the Dorchester Historical Society will host a special event to learn about the 26th Yankee Division and Massachusetts in World War I.

Brigadier General Leonid Kondratiuk, Director of Historical Services at the Adjutant General’s Office of the Massachusetts National Guard, will discuss the 26th Infantry “Yankee” Division and its role in World War I.

Kondratiuk is an expert in Massachusetts military history and formerly served as chief of National Guard history at the Pentagon.

Also, in commemoration of the centennial of World War 1, the Dorchester historical Society presents an exhibit honoring the Dorchester residents who served our country during World War I.

Image via Dorchester Historical Society twitter

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