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Prof. Charles M. Rogers Signing “SD Stories from WWII” @ DDR Books

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Retired history and government teacher Charles M. Rogers will be speaking and signing his new book, “South Dakota Stories from World War II,” Saturday, Oct. 21, noon-2 pm, at DDR Books in Downtown Watertown.

This collection of the personal stories of SD’s vets delves into their experiences in war and life, both before and after WWII, using first-person and secondary sources.

Charles M. Rogers is a lifelong resident of South Dakota, who became interested in history while attending Wessington High School. Rogers further pursued his interests at Huron College earning a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science and then at South Dakota State University earning a Master of Education in School Administration with a minor in History. He first taught American History and American Government at Scotland High School and later spent 10 years teaching classes in American History at Washington High School in Sioux Falls. In retirement, Rogers served as an adjunct professor at Kilian Community College, where he taught the History of South Dakota courses for over 20 years. He is an active member of the Washington High Historic Committee and has been involved in the placement of historic markers around the school. He has also maintained his support and membership in the South Dakota State Historical Society.

DDR Books is located at 7 S. Maple in Downtown Watertown. Rogers will be speaking at the beginning of the signing, so please arrive early for a seat or wait in the adjoining section of the store until he is done speaking to avoid disturbing others.

Signed copies of “South Dakota Stories from World War II will be available at DDR Books or for order at ddrbooks@wat.midco.net.


October 21
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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DDR Books
7 S. Maple
Watertown, SD 57201 United States
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