“Wilson, Washington, and World War I,” with John Maass

The Great War, or World War I, had been raging for almost three years before U.S. Army forces began to arrive in Europe to help defeat Germany in 1917. All told over 2,000,000 American troops served during the conflict, half of which were in combat in northern France. Follow museum educator John Maass on a virtual tour of Washington, D.C., area sites commemorating the soldiers and events of this dreadful war.


Dr. John R. Maass is an education specialist at the National Museum of the United States Army. He received a Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in early U.S. history and military history. A former U.S. Army Reserve officer, his most recent book is “The Battle of Guilford Courthouse: A Most Desperate Engagement” (2020).


Register for virtual Battle Brief on Aug. 13, 2024.


Register for in-person Battle Brief on Au. 13, 2024.

August 13, 2024 @ 12:00
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm (1h)

ELC, Virtual (Zoom)