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2019-2020 Military Classics Seminar Schedule

While my own schedule has changed to preclude much attendance, I’m still a big supporter….

Place: Athena Pallas Greek Restaurant

556 22nd Street, South, Arlington, VA 22202

Menu: Order from the regular menu

Schedule: 5:30 Gathering

6:30 Dinner

7:30 Discussion

Cost: $35

September 17, 2019
Hone, Trent. Learning War: The Evolution of Fighting Doctrine in the U.S. Navy, 1898-1945. 2018.

Speaker: Keith W. Bird, Chancellor-Emeritus, Kentucky Community and Technical College System

October 15, 2019
Appleman, Roy E. South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu. Washington, D.C., 1962.

Speaker: William M. Donnelly, U.S. Army Center of Military History

November 19, 2019
Hosler, John D. The Siege of Acre, 1189–1191: Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade. 2018.

Speaker: Kelly DeVries, Professor of History, Loyola University Maryland

January 21, 2020
Gaddis, John Lewis. On Grand Strategy. 2018.

Speaker: Tom Keaney, senior fellow, Merrill Center for Strategic Studies, Johns Hopkins Univ, SAIS

February 18, 2020
Grant, Ulysses S. The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. The Complete Annotated Edition. Ed. John F. Marszalek et al. 2017.

Speaker: Christopher Hamner, Associate Professor, Dept. of History and Art History, George Mason University March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020
Ibrahim, Raymond. Sword and Scimitar: Fourteen Centuries of War Between Islam and the West. 2018.

Speaker: Jonathan Schanzer, Senior Vice President, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

April 21, 2020
du Picq, Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant. Battle Studies. Translated and edited by Roger J. Spiller. 2017.

Speaker: Jennie Kiesling, Professor of History and Head Novice Rowing Coach, United States Military Academy

May 19, 2020
Bourque, Stephen Alan. Beyond the Beach: The Allied War Against France. 2018.

Speaker: Conrad Crane, Chief of Historical Services, US Army Heritage and Education Center

June 16, 2020
Julius Caesar, The Landmark Julius Caesar: The Complete Works: Gallic War, Civil War, Alexandrian War, African War, and the Spanish War. Kurt A. Raaflaub and Robert B. Strassler, eds. 2017.

Speaker: Joseph Frechette, Staff historian, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command


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