2016 Military History Book Faire

Saturday 9 July, 12:30 to 4:30 PM

The Forum Lecture Hall @ Laney College in Oakland, California


Lake Merritt BART station across the street from Laney
880 North: Fifth Avenue, exit 40, or Oak Street, exit 41A
980 South: Jackson Street exit

  • A fundraising event for Civil War battlefield preservation
  • Hundreds of books, publications, videos, etc., AT SPECIAL SALE PRICES
  • American Civil War, WW1, WW2, and other eras
  • Co-sponsored by WW1HA and the South Bay Civil War Round Table

Master of Ceremonies: Jonathan Roth, Ph.D., professor and director of the Burdick Military History Project at San Jose State University

Speakers include:

Tony Powell, expert on African-American military service who will display a small portion of his extensive uniform collection for the period of the Civil War to WW1.

Robert Denison, former board member of the World War One Historical Association, who will speak on “Knights of the Air: Pilots, Fighter Planes, and the Quest for Air Superiority in WW1.”

Dana Lombardy will speak on “An Alternate Version of Gettysburg” and “How to Evaluate a History Book.”

These will be short talks of about 15-40 minutes each with time between to enable attendees to shop.

PLEASE DONATE YOUR OLD BOOKS! Contact dana.lombardy@gmail.com to arrange for pick up.

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