WFA East Coast Announces 2015 WW1 History Symposium


The Western Front Association East Coast Branch (USA) has finalized its program for the  Spring 2015 Symposium in World War 1 History which will take place on Saturday June 20 in Baltimore, MD.  The venue for the symposium is the historic Maryland War Memorial Building which was dedicated in 1925 to honor the memory of the more than 1,700 citizens of Maryland who perished in “the War to end all wars”.

The day-long program will include displays of WW1 memorabilia, door prizes, refreshments, discussions and a used/out of print book sale.  Presentations at the symposium will include:

  • “Gallipoli – A German Perspective”
  • “The Lost Sketchbooks: A Young Artist in the Great War”
  • “American U-Boats – Terror Trophies of World War 1”
  • “Quantity AND Quality ? Your Edwardian Naval Race”
  • “Unfulfilled Nightmares of WW1 Aerial Bombing”

Since its establishment in the early 1990s, WFA East Coast has been bringing together authors, historians and scholars in all aspects World War 1 history for public programs aimed at fostering a greater understanding the conflict and its aftermath.  Attendees at these events range in background and interests from battlefield travelers and tour guides, to researchers, genealogists, collectors and those simply interested in learning more about the watershed event of modern times.

For full details on the symposium, see the announcement flyer/registration form here:  WFA East Coast Spring 2015 Symposium