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JUL 28

Great War Weekend

This weekend event will commemorate the entry of the US into World War I, as well as Eisenhower’s role as post commander of Camp Colt, the US Army’s WWI tank training center located on the Gettysburg Battlefield. A living history camp with soldiers and historic vehicles will be on site and special programs will be offered.  

Speakers Schedule

Saturday, July 28, 2018

10 am: Paul Shevchuk - Ike 1918 Commander of Camp Colt 

11 am: Will Englund - Whose Democracy: Woodrow Wilson took America to War to Save Democracy 

12 pm: Ceremony 

1 pm: Ed Lengel - Testing the American Way of War U.S. Forces on the Western Front

2 pm: Mark Snell - Seeking to Master the Art that Made the name Gettysburg Historic

Sunday, July 29, 2018 

11 am: Ian Isherwood - 1918

12 pm: Micheal Neiberg - U.S. Road to the First World War 

1 pm: Bert Barnett - World War I in Poetry

Upcoming Event Dates

  • JUL 28
  • JUL 29

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