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Six brave men will answer the call to an unexpected collision with the 21st century.

Between 1914 and 1918, the Great War raged causing an unprecedented loss of life.

Into the Fray explores this extraordinary sacrifice through the eyes of the Kamloops community and the individuals who experienced the war first-hand.

In the end, the legacy of the Great War was not only a monumental loss, it would also be the emergence of the modern world.



CFJC Interviews KMA

Local Coverage
CFJC TV - Sept 23, 2014
CFJC TV provides news coverage on Into the Fray, the KMA's newest exhibit. Curator Dennis Oomen speaks of the impact this event has had on Kamloops.

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by Daniela Ginta

The Real Thing
Daniela Ginta - Sept 19, 2014
From bugles, uniforms, rifles and bayonets, to mud-and-blood covered helmets and gas masks, the story of the old days is weaved into fascinating history that takes you back to the trenches.

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Armchair Mayor Blog

Looking for Pvt. McLean
Armchair Mayor News - Sept 18, 2014
‘That could be a ‘G’,” I said. Ex-mayor and retired Daily News editor Mel Rothenburger searches for the resting place of WWI hero, (and ancestor) Private George McLean.

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KTW Interview

Stories From War
Kamloops This Week - Sept 2, 2014
KMA curator Dennis Oomen is spending a lot of time in a workshop hidden at the back of the city’s museum.

He’s building a trench.

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Trench Art

Art From The Trenches
Oct 2, 2014 ~ 6:30 - 8 pmFree Lecture
WWI soldiers crafted beautiful objects from the tools of destruction around them. Join Stephen Lamb, a recognized authority on this unique military memorabilia.

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Curator's Tour

Curator's Tour
Oct 18, 2014 ~ 1:15 - 2:15 pm$4
Nov 8, 2014 ~ 1:15 - 2:15 pm
A personal, guided tour of Into the Fray to explore themes of loss and change and their impact on Kamloops.

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