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May
3
Wed
Date With History: Artillery Scout @ First Division Museum Cantigny Park Visitor Center
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Date With History: Artillery Scout @ First Division Museum Cantigny Park Visitor Center | Wheaton | Illinois | United States

“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.

Jun
10
Sat
The Golden Age Air Museum 2017 Flying Circus ! @ Golden Age Air Museum
Jun 10 all-day
The Golden Age Air Museum 2017 Flying Circus ! @ Golden Age Air Museum | Bethel | Pennsylvania | United States

The Golden Age Air Museum presents its 2017 Flying Circus Air Show featuring replica WW1 airplanes and other vintage craft, displays, refreshments, biplane rides and more – fun for the whole family!

For full details visit the GAAM website !

Jun
17
Sat
WFA East Coast Spring 2017 Symposium in World War I History @ Maryland War Memorial Building
Jun 17 all-day
WFA East Coast Spring 2017 Symposium in World War I History @ Maryland War Memorial Building | Whitman | West Virginia | United States

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:

Spring 2017 Flyer

Jul
8
Sat
Wings and Wheels Extravaganza WW1 Themed Air Show ! @ Golden Age Air Museum
Jul 8 – Jul 9 all-day
Wings and Wheels Extravaganza WW1 Themed Air Show ! @ Golden Age Air Museum | Bethel | Pennsylvania | United States

The Golden Age Air Museum presents its 2017 WW1 themed air show featuring:

  • replica WW1 aircraft demonstrations
  • airplane rides
  • displays
  • refreshments
  • hangar dance

For full details visit the GAAM website !