In April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war, PBS and American Experience will premiere the six-hour, three-night documentary series, “The Great War.”

If your organization is interested in hosting a free, open to the public screening of the film on April 10th, 11th and 12th, 2017, click here to sign up with PBS.

You can read about the show here.

James (“Jim”) Patton BS BA MPA is a retired state official from Shawnee, Kansas and a frequent contributor to several WW1 e-publications, including "Roads to the Great War," "St. Mihiel Tripwire," "Over the Top" and "Medicine in the First World War." He has spent many hours walking the WW1 battlefields, and is also an authority on British regiments and a collector of their badges. An Army Engineer during the Vietnam War, he does work for the US World War 1 Centennial Commission and has memberships in the WW1 Historical Association, the Western Front Association, the Indian Military Historical Society and the Salonika Campaign Society.