Know World War I

first_img On June 28, 1914, a young Serbian nationalist killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Tensions in the Balkans were on the rise and the assassination led to a series of events that exploded into the world’s first global conflict, known at the time as the “Great War.” By the end the war in 1918 more than 20 million soldiers had lost their lives and 21 million more were wounded. Know WWI at Deschutes Public Library this August. All programs are free and open to the public.A Soldier ReturnsSean Davis, Iraq War veteran and author of The Wax Bullet War.Tuesday, August 5 • 6pmDowntown Bend LibraryThe Guns of AugustBob Boyd brings a human perspective to the experiencers of French and German soldiers on the Western Front.•    Wednesday, August 6 • 1pmSunriver Library•    Thursday, August 7 • 6pmEast Bend LibraryThe Great WarThe history and legacy of WWI, and what we can still learn from it.•    Monday, August 11 • 6pmDowtown Bend Library•    Tuesday, August 12 • 12pmSisters LibraryWWI and WWII Soldiers on FilmJake Agatucci explores the perceptual difference of WWI and WWII soldiers through a comparison of selected WWI and WWII films.•    Tuesday, August 19 • 6pmRedmond Library•    Wednesday, August 20 • 6pmDowntown Bend LibraryBeyond All Quiet on the Western Front    Explore new, classic and eclectic WWI titles with Community Librarians Nate and Paige. They’ll have suggestions for your next WWI read.•    Tuesday, August 26 • 2pmTouchmark (19800 SW Touchmark Way, Bend)•    Wednesday, August 27 • 6pmDowntown Bend LibraryContact Liz, 541/312-1032, [email protected] more information about this or other library programs, please call 312-1032 or visit www.dechuteslibrary.org. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032. Share. Pinterest Know World War I Facebook on July 31, 2014 By CBN 0center_img E-Headlines Google+ LinkedIn Twitter Tumblr Emaillast_img