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Free - World War I Centennial Symposium - Norfolk, VA, USA


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November 14-15, 2014, the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia, will present a ‘World War I Centennial Symposium’.

In partnership with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and the Old Dominion University Department of History.

It is free and open to the public, but registration is limited. I just registered moments ago and there are only about 30 spaces left. You can register for both days or for only one day on either date.

The event will feature an international group of authors and scholars. Topics will include the origins of the war, the opening battles of the war, submarine warfare, America before the war, archaeology of the war, Japan and World War I, and the war in modern memory.

Holger Herwig, author of the books; The First World War: Germany and Austria-Hungary 1914-1918 (1996) and The Marne, 1914: The Opening of World War I and the Battle that Changed the World (2009) is scheduled to participate.

See this GMIC thread for comments on Herwig's book:http://gmic.co.uk/index.php/topic/63309-the-marne-1914-recommended/?hl=herwig

See this link for more WWI events in the United States

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