Resident learn about Louisiana's involvement in World War II

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Saturday evening, residents in Alexandria took advantage of a history lesson centering around Louisiana's involvement in World War II.

Residents get a history lesson about Louisiana's impact on WWII | KALB

Residents poured into the Alexandria Museum of Arts to hear guest curator, James Linn speak about Louisiana's involvement in World War II. Linn is the curator of the "Pelican State Goes to War," which is a museum in New Orleans and is currently undergoing renovations.

"Louisiana was very involved in a lot of the manufacturing of training because the Louisiana maneuvers happened here," Megan Valentine, the curator, and registrar at Alexandria Museum of Arts said. " A lot of the materials that were used and created in Louisiana were invaluable to the war effort."

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