Screening: The Fighting 69th

  • MacArthur Memorial
  • 198 Bank Street
  • Norfolk, VA
  • (757) 441-2965
  • September 13, 2018
  • 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Price: FREE! Registration requested!

As part of the 2018 film festival, the MacArthur Memorial will screen The Fighting 69th (1940) on September 13, 2018. 

The Fighting 69th tells the story of a unit of predominantly Irish-American national guardsmen who who served in General Douglas MacArthur's beloved 42nd "Rainbow Division." While highly fictionalized, The Fighting 69th provides an interesting look World War I, as well as figures such as Father Duffy, future OSS leader Wild Bill Donovan, and poet Joyce Kilmer.

Screening: The Fighting 69th