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Online Lecture: Battles of WWI — The Somme's Toll & Legacy

Program No. 24765RJ
Join us on Monday, November 6, 2023, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about the bloodiest battle in WWI, the Battle of the Somme.
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At a Glance

Join Dr. Spencer Jones, historian & author, for a captivating wrap-up to this two-part series on some of the significant battles of World War I. This installment focuses on the Battle of the Somme, a conflict remembered as one of the bloodiest in the annals of the British Army. Beyond the infamous first day on July 1st, 1916, the battle raged for five grueling months and resulted in over a million casualties in the British, French and German armies. Learn about the strategic decisions, human costs and enduring implications of this notorious battle.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

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