U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Dr. Richard S. Faulkner delivers a commemorative lecture on the centennial anniversary of the Battle of Verdun’s end. Faulkner addresses multiple facets of the battle, including the unforeseen complications of one of the world’s most brutal and tragic conflicts in modern history. Faulkner is a Supervisory Professor of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth and the author of School of Hard Knocks: Combat Leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces, which won The Society for Military History’s Distinguished Book Prize for best work in American military history in 2013.
FREE with RSVP | J.C. Nichols Auditorium