Before we jump into History Happenings during World War II, World War I and the American Civil War for September, we have some thoughts for autumn, no matter where you are.
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In this month’s History Happenings, Mark Bielski shares a few events of note that happened during World War II and the American Civil War. As Ralph W. Emerson wrote, “What potent blood hath modest May.”
“April is the cruelest month” according to T.S. Eliot, but was he also thinking historically? You decide if these events qualify. Here are a few of note that happened during World War II and the American Civil War.
There have been many historical occurrences in March on either side of the Ides over the centuries. Perhaps the mid-month assassination of Julius Caesar is the most famous event, but here are a few others of note that happened during the 20th century around the world, 18th century Ireland, the American Civil War, and WWII. …
Despite being the shortest month of the year, February has an historical highlight list that rivals any other time of the year. It seems that this time of transition from mid-winter into the hopeful days that lead to spring signals to the fates that it is time to move and make something happen.
Occasionally we like to highlight historical events that coincide with our travels and tour offerings. In this case, two significant events occurred in January that we feature in our tours for visits and discussions. They are related to other happenings during the Civil War and one vital closing episode from the War of 1812, the Battle of New Orleans, that took place right downriver from the city of New Orleans and perilously close to home for the folks who lived here at the time.
It is in the spirit of our founder, Stephen E. Ambrose, that director and historian Mark Bielski shares some of the interesting historical events that occurred during WWII, WWI and the Civil War in the month of November.
We are excited to present for the first time our Leadership in American History Symposium & New Orleans Tour February 24-March 3, 2018, a year that marks the 300th anniversary of the City of New Orleans. Our historians, experts in their field of study and published authors, will be speaking and leading discussions on the role leadership has played throughout history. To give you an idea of what you can expect from our historians, following are the abstracts for the lectures on the Civil War.
It is in the spirit of our founder, Stephen E. Ambrose, that director and historian Mark Bielski shares some of the interesting historical events that occurred during WWII and the Civil War in the month of October.
Listen to historian Mark Bielski live on The Donna Seebo Show this Tuesday, September 19 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST, discussing his book Sons of the White Eagle in the American Civil War: Divided Poles in a Divided Nation.