Freedom Museum is recognizing the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entrance into World War I next week.
Lon Strauss, who teaches Military History at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, will speak at the Manassas-based museum on June 5.
In his talk, Strauss will discuss World War I and the United States’ role, according to a release.
He will also focus on the Battle of Belleau Wood, which took place in June 1918, and the Meuse-Argonne Battle, which occurred later that year.
The free event will run from 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.
Strauss served as a visiting professor at the U.S. Army War College and co-authored War: Contemporary Perspectives on Armed Conflicts Around the World.
He also written about various topics relating to the First World War, including military intelligence and the Meuse-Argonne Campaign.
For directions to the museum or to learn more information about the event, visit www.freedommuseum.org.
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