February 26, 2021
Big Read: History in Context: Las Cruces at War
Friday, February 26, 2021
History in Context: Las Cruces at War presented by local historian Christopher Schurtz.
Description: Thousands of Las Crucens of all genders and ethnicities served in World War II. This lecture will focus on how Las Cruces and the Mesilla Valley experienced WWII – both at home and at war – with a particular attention to the various connections New Mexico had with the war in the Pacific.