Event: Trench Warfare during World War One: Tactics, Technology, and Organization

October 17, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Instructional Center, Room 111

Richard Faulkner

Join the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs as it hosts Richard Faulkner, William A. Stofft Professor and Chair of Military History at the US Army Command and General Staff College. He will be speaking on trench warfare during the Great War.

About Richard S. Faulkner

Dr. Richard S. Faulkner is the William A. Stofft Professor and Chair of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.  During his 16 years at Fort Leavenworth, he has encouraged generations of U.S. and international field grade officers to use military history as a tool for informing their professional judgement. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army and commanded a tank company during Operation Desert Storm.  He is the author of The School of Hard Knocks: Combat Leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces (2012), the recipient of the Society for Military History's 2013 Distinguished Book Award. His second book, Pershing's Crusaders: The American Soldier in World War I (2017) received the World War I Association's 2017 Norman B. Tomlinson, Jr. Prize for the best work of history in English on World War One, the Organization of American Historians' 2017 Richard W. Leopold Prize, and the Army Historical Foundation's 2017 Excellence in U.S. Army History Book Award.

The event is free and open to the public. Visitor parking is available in Lot 3

Contact For More Information

Chris McDermott

Research Associate