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World War I Exhibit - Kansas Museum of History
From Sunday, January 01, 2017
To Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Kansas Museum of History presents Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

May 28, 2016 - May 27, 2018

Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I.  Two hundred and twenty-seven thousand served in World War II.  We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers, past and present, by telling the story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. 

Hughes’ story is both common and exceptional.  He was born in Topeka in 1888. The timing of his birth, the influence of his military father, and the impact of world politics shaped his life. He began his service as a member of the Kansas National Guard and was sent to the Texas border with the American Expeditionary Forces in 1916.  As a member of the U.S. Army he served from 1917 to 1948 and fought in both world wars. He left many detailed records of his time in service.  He photographed battlefields and towns in Europe, recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War (POW), and saving many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.  In essence, he captured his life.

https://www.kshs.org/p/kansas-museum-of-history-world-war-i-exhibit/19093

 
Location 6425 SW 6th Avenue Topeka KS 66615-1099

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