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Wilber's War

  • Old Town Hall 32 Derby Square Salem, MA, 01970 United States (map)

“Dearest Wife and My Darling Children — [. . .] We have expected war to come to us for a long time. It is here and I want you to know I love you. That seems to be all there is in my heart.” –Captain Wilber Bradt

 Professor Hale Bradt’s “Wilber’s War” has touched the lives of veterans and their families all across America. In honor of Memorial Day and the veterans who sacrifice for our country, History Alive, Inc. presents the WWII saga of Captain Wilber and Norma Bradt, captured in the letters discovered by their son on his 50th birthday.

This is a one-night-only performance, so be sure to get your tickets early at

Sunday, May 26. 5PM-6PM. Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem, MA. $10 general admission. Free for Veterans. Professor Bradt will be in attendance.