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The Fall 2017 World War 1 History Symposium!

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 08:30am

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About The Event

Join Us For An Exciting Day-Long Program in World War 1 History!  Sign-in, refreshments, meet-and-greet begin at 8:30 AM. Opening Remarks at 9:30 AM.  For info on the symposium program, contact Paul Cora,  Registration required.

Cost: $35 per person, $10 students. WFA members and 314th Cabin Boosters receive 20% off the registration fee

CREATING ‘MARYLAND OVER FLANDERS’ Aviation artist and historian Mike O’Neal provides an inside perspective on the creative process employed in producing the remarkable WWI aero painting which now hangs in the Maryland War Memorial Building.

REMEMBERING THE GREAT WAR: Dr. Ian Isherwood of Gettysburg College presents a study of the remarkable body of literature generated during and after WWI based on his new book.

INSIGHTS AND REFLECTIONS ON TECHNICAL INNOVATIONS IN AVIATION Carl Bobrow of the National Air and Space Museum and League of WW1 Aviation Historians furnishes a perspective on extraordinary advances in flight and aircraft design during WW1.

RED CROSS SERVICE AND BUREAUCRACY IN WW1: Cathy Kawalek uses the personal photo album of nurse Patricia Young to tell the little known story of how she and several other V.A.D. nurses where dismissed in 1917 for “an alleged breach of discipline.”

ITALIAN FORCES ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1918: A lesser-known chapter in the the Great War was the service of the Italian II Corps at the 2nd Battle of the Marne representing Italy’s most significant contribution to the Allies’ cause on the Western Front.

Display Tables: There are a limited number of display tables available for WW1 artifacts/memorabilia.

Contact : Karl Klusewitz,
Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels


Location : Maryland War Memorial Building
101 North Gay Street
Baltimore, MD, 21202



Mail-in deadline: Tuesday November 14, 2017. Seating is limited, however, if you miss the mail-in deadline but would like to attend, please contact Karl Klusewitz:

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