Author and Publisher, Neal Bertrand of LAFAYETTE gave to an audience at the Eunice Public Library, an interesting power point presentation of pictures his father took while in the South Pacific during World War II. Bertrand recently wrote and published a pictorial history entitled, “Dad’s War Photos: Adventurers in the South Pacific”.
The following pictures are of some of the audience looking over various items, including a captured Japanese rifle and bayonet, which his father brought home after his military service was complete.
Eunice Public Library will host author/publisher, Neal Bertrand, on Saturday, March 7th when he does a power point presentation of photographs which his father, Curtis Bertrand, made during his military service in the South Pacific in World War II. Bertrand’s father took over 600 photographs of airplane nose art, natives of New Guinea and his fellow GIs.
Neal Bertrand has published a collection of these photographs in a book entitled, “Dad’s War Photos: Adventures in the South Pacific”. He will be showing some of these in his power point program.
Bertrand will be signing his books also. His Rice Cooker Cookbook has recently hit the 1 million copies sold level. He will have some of these for sale.
The program begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 7th.
Both the Opelousas and Eunice libraries will reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, February 25 at 8 AM.
THE OPELOUSAS – EUNICE PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, JANUARY 19TH IN OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY.
BOTH LIBRARIES WILL REOPEN ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 20TH AT 8 A.M.