World War I And The American Century

WWI Anniversary History Lecture

The Arlington-Aachen and Arlington-Reims committees invite you to a presentation by Robert Dalessandro, Chair of the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission, on World War I And The American Century.

Historian and author, Mr. Dalessandro has written and presented extensively on the American Expeditionary Forces contributions to World War One.


Established by Congress in 2013, the World War I Centennial Commission is charged with planning, developing and executing programs to commemorate the centennial of World War I. Chairing the commission is historian, author, battlefield tour leader and retired U.S. Army Colonel Robert J. Dalessandro. Following in the footsteps of his grandfathers, who served in World War I, Dalessandro was commissioned in the U.S. Army after graduating from the Virginia Military Institute. He has since held a range of staff and leadership positions in the military and government. Dalessandro is a former director of the U.S. Army Center of Military History and remains deputy secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission.


Saturday, April 22, 2017
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Barbara M. Donnellan Auditorium
Central Library
Target Audience: 55+ Age: All Ages
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