The Untold Story of the Dorchester Tragedy


The Untold Story of the Dorchester Tragedy

Date and Time

Monday, February 27, 2023 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm



Event Type

Lecture, Online



Learn about the celebrated story of the men who became known as the "Immortal Chaplains" as well as another Dorchester hero - Charles Walter David, Jr., a young sailor with the Coast Guard who lost his own life in a courageous effort to save his comrades during the World War II disaster. Steven T. Collis, author of The Immortals, joins American Jewish Archives Executive Director Dr. Gary P. Zola to share new research on David, the sinking of the Dorchester and the awe-inspiring rescue. Plus, learn about fascinating documents from the American Jewish Archives' collection.

Presented by The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in partnership with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

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