In honor of Veterans Day, the Lakewood History Museum will be showing the acclaimed Vietnam film “Go Tell the Spartans” starring Burt Lancaster on Thursday, 9 Nov.
This riveting story is based on the Daniel Ford book “Incident at Muc Wa”. Daniel Ford has specially autographed a copy of his book for this event. The story highlights an American Advisory Group and their Vietnamese irregulars who are given a dangerous mission in the Central Highlands of 1964 Vietnam.
Ford has also autographed a second Vietnam book titled “The Only War We’ve Got”. You could be the winner of one of these specially autographed books at the free drawing following the movie.
Spartans is a military thriller you won’t want to miss, but be advised film is rated R for language and violence. There will also be a free drawing for a “Go Tell the Spartans” DVD following the film.
Doors open at 6 pm, short meeting and Veterans Day update 6:30, film shows at 7 pm. Admission is Free, but seating is limited and on a First come basis. Light refreshments will be available. Must be present to win.
The Lakewood History Museum is located at 6114 Motor Avenue SW next to the iconic 1937 Lakewood Colonial Theater and across from the Best Western motel. Questions? Leave a message at 253-682-3480.