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Greater Houston Pachyderm Club Weekly Meeting

Join the Pachyderms as we welcome the author (and ex-CIA officer) Mike Croissant.

Mike is a retired CIA officer, author, and humble student of history. He holds graduate degrees from Indiana University and Missouri State University and has published two books as well as journal articles about security issues in the former Soviet Union. Mike lives in Texas and, in his spare time, enjoys exercising, watching sports and sci-fi movies, and reading about World War II and ancient Greece and Rome.

Mike is also an avid practitioner of what he calls “full-contact history”—locating and exploring neglected historical sites. His travels have taken him to his uncle’s abandoned WWII air base in Italy, a German mortar pit overlooking Omaha Beach in Normandy, the remains of a fortress attributed to Alexander the Great in Uzbekistan, and many places in between. Mike comes away from each with dirt under his fingernails, dust on his shoes, and—most importantly—a renewed belief in the need to study history and pass on its lessons.

Mike's new book, Bombing Hitler's Hometown: The Untold Story of the Last Mass Bomber Raid of World War II in Europe, is now available for preorder.

Program note:  City of Houston Controller, Chris Hollins has requested to be rescheduled to a later date.  Stay tuned for his new data annoucement. [Reminder Note: Pachyderm Club By-Laws allow for non-Republican office holders to appear at Club meetings in their office holder capacity and when s/he is not in an active campaign cycle.] 

$30 meeting fee includes program, lunch*, tax & tip. No RSVP required or taken for our standard meetings. Pay at the door cash, check, or credit card. Business/business casual attire please. Free parking in the restaurant's parking lot.  Please arrive early/timely as seating on a first come and paid basis.

*Lunch includes a salad, various breads, two options for your entree, ice tea, and delicious cookies. We ask that you please limit your special requests.
Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM
King Ranch Texas Kitchen
1605 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX  77056
Additional Info:
Greater Houston PC
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only