Doors open 6:30 pm
Cantigny Park Visitors Center
Free Parking and Admission
For more information call: 630-260-8130
Food and refreshments available for purchase
Nearly a quarter of American soldiers sent to fight in Europe in 1918 were foreign-born. Author Geoffrey Wawro will discuss the experiences of hyphenated Americans during World War I.
Geoffrey Wawro is a professor of history and director of the Military History Center at the University of North Texas and the author of six books, including A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire. Wawro lives in Dallas, Texas.
A cash bar will be available along with a small selection of food. Coffee is complimentary.
This event is part of the First Division Museum’s popular series, A Date with History. The monthly programs feature an evening of lively discussion with authors, panelists, historians, and special speakers.