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Join us for an exciting day-long program featuring displays,
refreshments, living history exhibitors, door prizes, and the
following WWI presentations:
“Zeppelins Vs. British Home Defense 1915-18” by Jon Guttman, based on his forthcoming book from Osprey Publishing
“Building a National World War I Memorial: Why the process has lasted longer
than the war itself” - Edwin Fountain, Vice Chair of the U.S. World War I
Centennial Commission, recounts the complex history of this provides an update
“A Rainbow Division Lieutenant in France: The World War Diary of John H. Taber”
Stephen Taber provides a view into the discovery, editing, and publication of the
war experiences of a young officer in the 168th Infantry, 42nd Division during 1918.
“Tannenberg 1914: The Aeroplane and the Evolution of Modern Warfare” – National
Air & Space Museum Specialist Carl Bobrow examines the use of imperial German
and Russian air assets in this new interpretation of WWI’s Eastern Front.
“An Updated Look at the Men of the Cameronians – Scottish Rifles” – Historian
James Taub presents his work to synthesize military and social history into a
unified treatment of a regiment’s experience in World War I – based on his recent Masters’ Thesis at the University of Glasgow.
The symposium will also feature a special silent auction of World War I
aviation artwork sponsored by WFA East Coast and the League of WWI
Aviation Historians! Proceeds directly benefit the World War I
Monument Project at the National Museum of the US Air Force!