WWI & The Texas Doughboys presented by Texas Talks
Attention: History Buffs
Join online webinar on Monday, July 10 at 6:00 p.m. Central for World War I & the Texas Doughboys. Jeff Hunt, MA discusses how Texas played a huge role over the course of the war, as military camps and airfields were quickly established throughout the state to train new personnel. In total, Texas saw 198,000 men serve in the armed forces and 450 women serve as nurses. Learn more about the Great War and the 36th Infantry from Texas.
About the Speaker
Jeff Hunt is the Director of the Texas Military Forces Museum and an Adjunct Professor of History at Austin Community College. Additionally, he is a published author and a contributor to the Handbook of Texas.