96. THE ENTRY OF THE US TO THE FIRST WORLD WAR: CENTENARY REFLECTIONS

Baillie Gifford Tent, Sat 30th June 18:00 - 19:00 (60 mins)

THE ROTHERMERE AMERICAN INSTITUTE LECTURE

Generously supported by
THE ROTHERMERE FOUNDATION

For the United States, the First World War is ‘the forgotten war’. As yet it has no national memorial in Washington (although there are now plans to put that right). The distinguished military historian Professor Sir Hew Strachan will not only address why that is the case, he will also ask look at why the United Kingdom was and remains dismissive of America’s contribution to eventual victory.