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Spring 2018 Symposium in World War I History

Saturday, June 09, 2018, 08:30am - 05:00pm

About The Event

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
on progress.
 “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!


Contact : karl8@comcast.net
Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

 

Location : Spranger Hall
1609 Kurtz Avenue
Lutherville, MD , 21093
USA

 

 

 

 

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