Past Event

Private Ryan's Sergeant

A firsthand presentation of the trials and tribulations of the "Line Buck Sergeant," both during training and then under fire at Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Dal Estes discusses his combat experience, the men under his command and the dynamics of the relationship between commander and soldier. Learn how American G.I.’s adapted to the loneliness, responsibilities and ups and downs of wartime life. For more information contact Dawn Foley, 630.851.1880.