The Human Face of the Great War
With Historian Dan Leclerc
Wednesday, April 24
6 – 8 pm
Historian Daniel Leclerc will speak on the unprecedented and shocking human cost of the Great War, 1914-1918. Mr. Leclerc, vice president of the Belmont Historical Society and a former history teacher, will discuss life in the trenches, shell shock, poetry, art, and the impact of devastating sorrow and grief. He will also trace the battlefield experience of an individual soldier in the 26th (Yankee) Division and make a connection with Blithewold’s family history.