The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with the SCETV film Shoebox Memories. This film, part of the Carolina Stories Series by SCETV, is a collection of stories from ten WWII veterans. Their stories begin with Eisenhower’s orders to invade Normandy and end with the liberation of Dachau on April 24, 1945. Of the ten WWII Veterans, two are native South Carolinians while the rest are retirees who moved to the Beaufort area. The veterans share their recollections about critical events occurring during WWII including: D-Day, the invasion of Normandy, the Malmedy Massacre, a B-17 bombing in Cologne, Germany, the burning of Manila, the landing at Iwo Jima, and the liberation of Dachau.
The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, August 18th, at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street in Conway.