The Detonators: The Secret Plot to Destroy America and an Epic Hunt for Justice by Chad Millman ISBN: 0316734969 on July 12th 2006 Genres:Law Pages: 352
Len's Summary: The story of the 23-year-long legal proceeding against Germany for the destruction by sabotage of the Lehigh Valley Railroad's Black Tom munitions depot on the New Jersey shore of New York harbor in 1916. See also Sabotage at Black Tom, Jules Whitcover, Algonquin, 1989.
The Centennial commemorations are over, but WW1 remains a relevant area of study because of its enormous impact on the 20th and 21st centuries: Many present-day geographic tensions come from the post-war peace and drawing of boundaries. More families than ever are seeking to understand the war’s impact on their ancestors. The war had a profound impact on all facets of society, including post-war re-building. At the time of this writing, the influenza epidemic of 1918-19 is again newsworthy.
In 2020 we are working to increase engagement and communication with the membership. This will include: regular publication of our Journal, World War One Illustrated, and our newsletter, Here and There; a more regular social media presence; and a refreshed website.