“THE INDESTRUCTIBLE MAN”
Title: “THE INDESTRUCTIBLE MAN”
Location: Yorktown Community Center (Nutrition Rm), 1974 Commerce St., Yorktown Hts.
Description: Captain Dixie Kiefer was the Executive Officer on the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier during what some consider the turning point of WWII in the Pacific, the battles of the Coral Sea and Midway in May of 1942. This makes 2017 the 75th anniversary of these historic battles. In 1944, Kiefer became the first Commanding Officer of the USS Ticonderoga. On November 11, 1945, a Navy plane carrying Captain Dixie crashed in Dutchess County killing all aboard. David Rocco tells the complete story of this hero who inspired the entire nation.
Start Time: 1930