Len's Summary: History Book Club selection. The memoirs of the Austro-Hungarian submarine ace and founder of the Trapp Family Singers first published in the early 1930s before Trapp fled the Nazis and immigrated to America. // Available for the first time in English, the memoirs of Austria-Hungary's leading U-Boat ace and founder of the Trapp Family Singers (The Sound of Music). Available in the spring of 2007.
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.