The North Baltimore Public Library’s book club, called “Book Chatters”, is hosting North Baltimore native and author Peg Trout on Tuesday evening July 28, in the Wolfe Community Room. The presentation begins at 7:00pm and is open to the public.
In 2008, she published a book, Sisters in War, Remembering the Women Veterans of World War II. During her visit on Tuesday, she will be discussing this book and retelling the stories of some of the women who touched her heart along the journey that became her book about women who served.
Her collection of 53 tales of the nearly 400,000 women who served proudly during World War II will intrigue and inspire you. They were in the Army, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard. They served in Europe, North Africa, the Far East and on Japanese-occupied islands in the Pacific. They were extremely proud to fulfill their assigned duties, and to contribute their skills and support. Some were captured. Some did not come home.
Peg grew up in NB and graduated from NBHS in 1969. She joined the Navy and served for seven years and is a Vietnam-era veteran. After her discharge, she earned a BA degree from San Diego State University. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Xavier University in Cincinnati. She spent many years in education, as a teacher and coach. She is now retired and lives in San Diego, California, Her mother and several siblings reside in the North Baltimore and the surrounding area.
Please join the “Book Chatters” on Tuesday at 7:00 to hear more on this interesting topic.