Churchill Centre Partners with National World War I Museum on 1915 Centennial Symposium to Highlight Churchill and Gallipoli
On November 6–7, the National World War I Museum of the United States (pictured) in Kansas City, Missouri, will host a symposium covering the events of 1915, the second year of the war. Featured speakers will include Christopher Bell, author of a forthcoming book about Churchill and the Dardanelles, who will discuss the ill-fated campaign in this centenary year of the tragedy.
Also speaking will be best-selling author Candice Millard who will preview her major new book on Churchill and the Boer War, a conflict that presaged the larger struggle that enveloped Britain just a few years later. For more information and to register for the event, please CLICK HERE.
Churchill Centre Executive Director Lee Pollock noted, “The National World War I Museum is one of the premiere military museums in the country and has created a robust series of programs for the ongoing centennial of the war. We are delighted to partner with this institution to commemorate the centennial of the tumultuous events of 1915 and Winston Churchill’s leading role in them.”
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