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World War I: For Further Learning

World War I began in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and lasted until 1918, claiming more than sixteen million lives.  You can find out more about the events surrounding the “Great War” from the following materials available at the Menomonee Falls Public Library.

Don’t miss World Gone Mad: World War I with historian Jim Gibbons on On Wednesday, November 4, at 6:30 PM, live on Zoom. Jim will discuss the events that led up to the start of World War I in the summer of 1914, along with those that led the United States to enter the war in 1917.  He will also explain how new military technology such as airplanes, submarines, aircraft carriers, and tanks changed the way we fight wars.

Please register online or by calling the Library at (262) 532-8920.  A Zoom link and password will be emailed to you on the date of the program.

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