Thomas E. Simmons to speak at the Mississippi Bi-centennial Celebration!

Thomas E. Simmons, author of The Man Called Brown CondorForgotten Heroes of World War II: Personal Accounts of Ordinary Soldiers Land, Sea and AirEscape from ArchangelBy Accident of Birth, and The Last Quinn Standing, will be speaking on WWI at the Mississippi Bi-centennial Celebration, Centennial Plaza, 200 E Beach Blvd, Gulfport, MS 39507 Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 3pm www.centennialplazams.com/our-history

Simmons will give a talk on the First World War (cause and effect) this Friday at 3 pm at the Chapel at Centennial Plaza as part of the Bi-centennial celebration. The talk will include how the First World War canceled the Mississippi Centennial Exhibition on this site and how fear of influenza led to the cancellation of plans for a delayed celebration.