“Artillery Scout: the story of a forward observer with the US Field Artillery in WW1” by James G. Bilder, presented by the First Division Museum in Cantigny
Finalist- Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Writing Award
Pulling from stories shared by his grandfather—an Artillery Scout in France during World War I—as well as military records and diaries from 33rd Infantry officers, author James Bilder paints a captivating picture of the life of a soldier on the front line.
James Bilder has a B.A. in Journalism from Lewis University and a M.S. from Loyola University. He is the co-author of A Foot Soldier for Patton with his father, Michael. Mayor of Worth, Illinois from 1993-2001, he currently resides in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.
The WFA East Coast Branch (USA) Presents the Spring 2017 Symposium in World War I History !
Join us for an exciting day of World War I history at the Maryland War Memorial Building – Saturday June 17, 2017
Presentations topics include American Journalists in WW1, the Belgian Armored Expeditionary Corps on the Eastern Front, Johns Hopkins Nurses in France, French Battlefields of the Chemin des Dames, and British Commonwealth WW1 War Graves in the United States !
The symposium will also include refreshments, door prizes, displays of WW1 memorabilia, and a Branch sponsored WW1 book sale featuring new as well as used/rare books.
For full details, see the flyer/registration form: