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Saboteur Anniversary at Amagansett Life-Saving Station

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 14:15
David Cataletto, a town trustee, middle school teacher, and Life-Saving Station trustee, will offer opening and closing remarks.
Durell Godfrey

It’s time, once again, to come together to remember the June 13, 1942, Nazi saboteur landing on the beach. On Saturday the Amagansett Life-Saving Station will host “an evening of film, re-enactment, and speculation on what really took place.”

Starting at 6 p.m., there will be three screenings: a filmed re-enactment produced by LTV in 2012, a 1993 interview with Carl Jennett, a boatswain’s mate involved in foiling the plot, and “They Came to Blow Up America,” a 1943 feature film starring George Sanders. Hugh King, the East Hampton Town historian, will be the M.C. and “quizmaster.”

David Cataletto, a town trustee, middle school teacher, and A.L.S.S. trustee, will offer opening and closing remarks, and Genie Chipps Henderson, a film editor, archivist, and historian, will also be on hand.

Mr. Cataletto will give another talk on this history next Thursday at the Amagansett Library at 5:30 p.m. Registration is by emailing [email protected].

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