A Michigan Polar Bear Confronts the Bolsheviks - Historical Lecture


3:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, September 8

A Michigan Polar Bear Confronts The Bolsheviks

Private Godfrey Anderson’s World War I Experience in Russia


Private Godfrey Anderson, drafted into the United States Army during World War I,  became a part of a military adventure that would find him doing battle in the frozen reaches of northern Russia. Gordon Olson, who served as Grand Rapids’ City Historian, will discuss Private Anderson and his comrades’ journey, who came to be known as the American Polar Bears, in this historical lecture!

This program is FREE and open to the public!

Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library

Event Properties

Event Date 09-08-2018 3:00 pm
Event End Date 09-08-2018 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Hackley Public Library
316 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440, USA
Hackley Public Library
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