One-Session Class: American Civilian Aid to France in World War I
Americans responded to WWI by providing large amounts of civilian aid to France. In gratitude the French developed a new award to recognize special efforts on their behalf. This class will explore American civilian aid to France through the lens of the Medaille de la Reconnaissance (Medal of Recognition).Gary Mitchell is a lifetime student of military history and has published original monographs on topics such as American WWI valor awards, and New York National Guard strike and riot mobilizations.
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 11:15am – 12:45pm