Jessica Bandel - North Carolina and the Great War 1914-1918

History buffs will be in for a treat with this new historical book on North Carolinians contributions to World War I. Tar Heel boots made an impact both overseas and closer to home during the “war to end all wars.” One hundred years later comes a comprehensive overview of North Carolina’s contribution, including stories, photographs, vignettes, and informational sidebars for all ages, compiled by Jessica Bandel, a local research historian with the NC Office of Archives and History. Join us Wednesday, August 23 at 7pm as she shares North Carolina and the Great War 1914-1918.

Event date: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
North Carolina and the Great War, 1914-1918 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780865264854
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: North Carolina Office of of Archives and Hist - April 1st, 2017

As the nation looks back on World War I with the perspective of one hundred years, the North Carolina Office of Archives and History remembers the "Great War," the "war to end all wars," the conflict that brought the world into the modern age. A few European landmarks of the war--the Hindenburg Line, Argonne Forest, Belleau Wood--bore the imprint of Tar Heel boots.