This year marks the 100th anniversary of some of the most devastating battles of World War I.
This Thursday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, there’ll be a lecture on trench warfare during what was once known as The Great War.
Mark DePue is a historian at the museum and a specialist in American and military history. He spoke with our reporter Brian Mackey.
Mark DePue's presentation, "Trench Warfare in WWI," is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14, in the Union Theater at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. The screening of All Quiet on the Western Front is set for 6:30 p.m. July 26. Both events are free, but people wishing to attend are asked to reserve a seat at presidentlincoln.illinois.gov or by calling 217-558-8934.