"Lest We Forget" Book Signing with POW Shoshana Johnson

Event date: 
Friday, June 17, 2022 - 7:00pm

Friday, June 17 at 7:00 PM

Lake Michigan College Hanson Theatre with special guest, POW Shoshana Johnson

Shoshana Johnson is a Panamanian-born former United States Soldier, and the first black female prisoner of war in the military history of the United States.

Johnson was a specialist of the U.S. Army 507th Maintenance Company, 5/52 ADA/BN, 11th ADA Brigade.

During the Battle of Nasiriyah, she suffered bullet wounds to both of her ankles and was captured by Iraqi Forces. She was held prisoner in Iraq for 22 days along with five other memebers of her unit. 

She was freed in a rescue mission conducted by United States Marine Corps units on April 13, 2003. 

 

She will be speaking and signing following the event. 

Books available in advance at Forever Books or for sale the night of the event.

 

 

 

 

Event address: 
Hanson Theatre, Lake Michigan College
2755 E. Napier Ave.
Benton Harbo, MI 49022
I'm Still Standing: From Captive U.S. Soldier to Free Citizen--My Journey Home Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781416567493
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Touchstone - February 8th, 2011