Len's Summary: With the end of WWI, conflicts involving the RN continued in the around the Black Sea, in Turkey and its former territories, and between Turkey and Greece. This is a continuation of Halpern’s 1987 work The Royal Navy in the Mediterranean 1915-1918 (Glower Publishing Company). The author teaches at Florida State and is the leading Anglo-American expert on WWI in the Mediterranean.
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.