Recalling the “War To End All Wars”
It got underway one hundred years ago. (Although the U-S wouldn’t join in until almost 3 years later.)
Our question -- are there lessons from World War One that are relevant in today’s universe?
And if there are, what might those lessons be?
Edward Lengel, Ph.D. - Author of the Washington Post Op/Ed "Why Didn't We Listen to Their War Stories?". Author of the books World War I Memories (Scarecrow Press); To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918, (Henry Holt & Company); and the forthcoming Thunder And Flames: Americans in the Crucible of Combat, 1917-1918. Professor and Editor-in-Chief of the Papers of George Washington project at the University of Virginia.
Stephen Schuker, Ph.D. - Author of the Time Magazine Op/Ed "What Historians Get Wrong about World War I," . Author of the book American Reparations to Germany, 1919-33: Implications for the Third World Debt Crisis (Princeton University). The William W. Corcoran Professor of History at the University of Virginia.