What was once called The Great War has largely been overlooked, obscured by the vivid moral clarities of the greater war that followed. World War I was a bloody preview of World War II - machine guns, air and submarine warfare, poison gas - these were technologies that applied the tools of mass production to human slaughter. Killing became impersonal, mechanical and vast....
IN MEMORIAM: HAROLD BAUMGARTEN
We mourn the passing of the courageous World War II combat veteran and our dear friend with whom we were privileged to tour the Normandy Campaign in 2007, and with whom we spent much quality time in recent years at our annual Sarasota, Florida World War II Conference. Hal Baumgarten died on Christmas Day in the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 91. Many of you reading this came to love Hal and wife Rita through our collaborations with them and will want to send condolences to Rita and family at 1301 1st Street S, Apt 1205, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 – or email@example.com
Please see this article: http://jacksonville.com/news/2016-12-27/one-last-greatest-generation-pas...
History in the News
The Sarasota World War I and World War II Conferences are coming FAST!
There's still time to sign up for these exciting programs!
Find complete schedules of speakers and topics for the ...
ANNAPOLIS "Great Cities Tour" Added to 2017 Schedule + an expanded Shenandoah Valley Conference & Tour now scheduled:
- We have added GREAT CITIES OF AMERICAN...
- Honoring individuals who make especially meritorious contributions to the field of Civil War education.
- Awarded to honor those who have made contributions of exceptional service to our organization.
- Presented periodically to an individual or individuals for exceptional contributions of goodwill and support during CWEA Gettysburg tours.