River Forest Public Library River Forest Public Library

Saturday, 2/16, 2-3 PM, The Codebreaker and the POW

Author Sue Baugh describes how her father, born in Manila, became a codebreaker for the US Navy and helped crack Japanese codes before the Battle of Midway, while her grandfather fought on Corregidor Island and survived three years in a Japanese POW camp. She reveals the heroic efforts it took to defeat Japanese forces and liberate the Philippines. Brought to you in partnership with River Forest Township.