The Turlock Historical Society’s next General Meeting will feature Guest Speaker Jim Sanders, a local author who has written the WWII memoir “Saving Lives, Saving Memories”. The General Meeting will be held on June 15, 2010, 7:00 P.M. at Berg Hall in Covenant Village, 2125 N. Olive Avenue, Turlock.
Sanders, a farm boy from our Central Valley will share his story of his Army service during WWII. At age 19, Jim Sanders was assigned to an ambulance platoon and began following Patton’s Third Army across France and Germany and into Czechoslovakia. Sanders transported wounded soldiers between front-line aid stations and evac hospitals and witnessed the liberation of two Nazi concentration camps.