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Interview Matthew Naylor The Legacy of World War I

Matthew Naylor, president and CEO of the National World War I Museum and Memorial [theworldwar.org] in Kansas City, Mo., also sits on the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission [worldwar1centennial.org], which since its establishment by Congress in 2013 has worked to commemorate the nation’s participation in the war. On Nov. 11, 2018, the commission and its partners nationwide will mark the 100th anniversary of war’s end on the 11th hour of the 11th day in the 11th month of 1918. Naylor, a native Australian who holds a doctorate from Curtin University in Perth, recently spoke with Military History about the significance of the war, the centennial, the museum’s

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