The Battle of Chipilly Ridge at Illinois State Military Museum
SPRINGFIELD, IL (07/30/2018) (readMedia)-- MEDIA ADVISORY: The Battle of Chipilly Ridge at Illinois State Military Museum
Saturday, August 4, 2018, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Illinois State Military Museum
• Mr. Bill Lear, Curator of the Illinois State Military Museum
• Illinois State Military Museum living historians
The Battle of Chipilly Ridge
o Presentation by Mr. Bill Lear at 2 p.m.
o Living historians display uniforms and equipment from World War
|WHEN:||Saturday August 04, 2018 at 01:00PM Central Time (US & Canada)|
|WHERE:||Illinois State Military Museum
1301 North MacArthur Boulevard
Springfield, Illinois 62702
• On August 4, 1918, Illinois National Guard Soldiers fought alongside Soldiers from the Australian and British Army against Germany in the Battle of Chipilly Ridge, France, during WWI.
• The Battle marked the beginning of the 100 day offensive to end the Great War.
• This year marks 100 years since the Battle of Chipilly Ridge.