Symposium in WW1 History Announced for York, PA

 

WFA East Coast Symposium in World War I History - Attendees enjoy a presentation in York, PA.

WFA East Coast Symposium in World War I History – Attendees enjoy a presentation in York, PA.

The Western Front Association East Coast Branch will hold its Fall 2013 World War I History Symposium on Saturday 12 October at the York County Heritage Trust, York, PA.

The event will feature an impressive lineup of speakers including:

  • Nationally renowned author Richard Rubin who will showcase his new book THE LAST OF THE DOUGHBOYS
  • US Army Center of Military History Chief Robert J. Dalessandro who will tell the story of African Americans in the AEF – based on his book WILLING PATRIOTS
  • Timothy Mulligan, the leading authority in the US on the records 0f  The Imperial German Navy, will examine the true nature and impact of the German naval mutinies of 1917-19 based on new research
  • Dr. Corey Reigel of West Liberty University will present a strategic interpretation of the British Indian Army’s role in WWI
  • WFA East Coaster Ryan Szimanski will examine the role of the capital ship in the causes and course of WW1, as well as the impact of the naval race on the peace which followed.

The symposium will also feature displays of WW1 artifacts and memorabilia, a used/out-of-print WW1 book sale, refreshments, door prizes and an optional catered lunch.  For more information, visit the WFA East Coast Branch website here.