From Wentworth To The Western Front

Dec 7, 2018

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A new book ties together the letters between Private John Warns and his family and friends and the events of World War One.

"From Wentworth to the Western Front: The World War One Odyssey of Private John Warns" provides rare insight into the people and the mood of southeast South Dakota more than 100 years ago.

The book's author, Rich Lofthus, Professor of History at Mt. Marty College in Yankton, will meet the public during a book signing this Saturday at Zandbroz Variety in Sioux Falls from 2 to 4 p.m.