Impact of World War I Discussed at WSU History Series

OGDEN, Utah –The Weber Historical Society will present “Taking Stock of World War I, 1914 – 2014” on April 28 at 7 p.m. in Weber State University’s Lindquist Alumni Center.

In August 1914, a war commenced that transformed the political, economic, cultural and social landscape of several continents and instituted a new era of militarization. World War I touched the lives of men and women of various
nationalities, classes and occupations. The war changed the globe forever, from the first widespread use of aerial bombing, to the development of concentration camps and the expansion of government bureaucracies.

In this centennial year, Tammy Proctor, Utah State University history department head, will discuss the origins of the war and its global impact on the 20th century.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Weber Historical Society spring 2014 Lecture Series and is presented by WSU’s Department of History, the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and the Alumni Association.

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Eric Swedin, history professor
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