The Triple Nickel: Black Paratroopers during WWII

When: Sun., Aug. 16, 2-3 p.m. 2015

Robert L. Bartlett presents on the first all-black paratrooper unit’s mission and service involving Washington state, which made quiet history and is all but forgotten. Trained by U.S. Forest Service Rangers, members of the 555 jumped on some 36 forest fires as first responders, including the 1945 Mt. Baker fire.

Price: Free