From This Land to No-Man's-Land - War Like We Have Never Seen, Nor Will Ever See Again!
by Bill Betten
Co-Director of the California WW1 Centennial Task Force
The following was a lecture given at a symposium of the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage by Bill Betten, Co-Director of the California WW1 Centennial Task Force, as featured guest and keynote speaker during the History Symposium: Ross Field Arcadia WWI Balloon School, 100 Years on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The talk was a preamble to presentations on more specific topics and was intended as a general overview of WW1.
Bill Betten is one of the Co-Directors of the California WW1 Centennial Task Force and the author of the WW1 historical novel series Doughboys. [See his biography here. ]