Natl Museum of Pacific War: For Crew and Country Program

Apr 6 2013 - 1:30pm

National Museum of the Pacific War
340 East Main Street
Fredericksburg  Texas  78624

For Crew and Country Program
On Saturday, April 6th at 1:30pm in the historic ballroom of the Admiral Nimitz Museum, the author of For Crew and Country, John Wuhovits along with veterans who served onboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts,DE-413 will be present to talk about his book and the experiences of the veterans that were part of the crew.

For Crew and Country tells of the most dramatic naval battle of the Pacific War and the incredible sacrifice of the USS Samuel B. Roberts, DE-413.  At 1:30pm author John Wukovits will talk about what ispited him to write this story and the input he has had from the crew andtheir family members.  Following John Wukovits, guests will hear first from those who were at the Surigao Straits, and their courageous David and Goliath battle with the Japenses fleet.

The program will end with a Q & A session with those in attendance.  For Crew and Country books will be available for purchase at the program with an opportunity to have them autographed by the author and those in attendance who lived the story.

This program is open and free to the public.  If you have any questions about the program or book, please contact Helen McDonald at 830-997-8600 ext. 206 or by email at

Event presented by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation.