Odd stories of U.S. weapons procurement

Robert Purssell of Brookfield will present a humorous overview of the successes, flops and peculiarities of American weapons procurement at the Brookfield Museum at routs 25 and 133 in Brookfield Center on Monday, Aug. 1. Purssell will cover a wide range of weapons of war from battle ships to torpedos to fighter aircraft. The multi-media presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. Purssell, a retired engineer and research writer has been a guest speaker in the past at the Brookfield Historical Society. His presentation is part on the society’s American Military Forum. Following the presentation complimentary refreshments will be offered. Admission is free.

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