A webinar with Alexander Watson on WWI's battle for Przemysl #poland #galicia #announcements

Gesher Galicia SIG

The National World War II Museum in New Orleans offers an online webinar featuring Alexander Watson, author of The Fortress: The Great Siege of Przemysl, who tells the story of World War I's epic battle between Russia and Austria-Hungary for the eastern European fortress of Przemysl.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Admission is free, with the registration details below: 


In this webinar discussion with Senior Director of Programs Ed Lengel, PhD, also a historian of World War I, the participants learn how this titanic struggle marked the dawn of total war in Europe and set the stage for the atrocities and brutal fighting on World War II's Eastern Front.

Gesher Galicia’s members may find the article by Professor Watson in the latest issue of the Galitzianer, our quarterly research journal, with insights into the events during WWI in Galicia, including Jewish ordeals during the siege.

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Andrew Zalewski, MD

Gesher Galicia, Vice President

Public Education, subsection 

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