The United States entered World War I on April 2, 1917. Although U.S. troops did not see significant combat until more than a year later, they played an important role in ending the war. Please join celebrated history speaker Janet Woolman in her presentation, When the Yanks Were Over There: America in World War I, Tuesdays, May 23-June 13, at 12:30 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 N. Hamline Ave.
Woolman will explains how U.S. got into the war, what military actions the U.S. took on the Western Front and what the war was like on the homefront, especially here in Minnesota. The U.S.’s role in the post-World War I era will also be discussed.
Admission is free and there is no registration required.The series is co-sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of the University of Minnesota and is made possible by support from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Foundation.