“Remain Cheerful”: Baseball, Britannia, and American Independence 4 July 1918

Sep 29, 2023

The Naval War College Foundation, in partnership with the Pritzker Military Foundation, on behalf of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, is pleased to share with you “Remain Cheerful: Baseball, Brittania, and American Independence, 4 July 1918” by U.S. Naval War College professor David Kohnen.

This publication explores the important role baseball played in World War I, with a number of images, documents, and artifacts from the Naval War College Museum.

To read the publication, please visit “Remain Cheerful” by David Kohnen.

About the Author:

David Kohnen is the Captain Tracy Barrett Kittredge Scholar of War Studies and Maritime History. He earned his Ph.D. with the Laughton Professor of Naval History in the War Studies Department at the University of London, King’s College London. He subsequently served as the founding director of the John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Research and as executive director of the Naval War College Museum. In his published works, Kohnen focuses upon the history of the British Empire and its influence upon American sea power.



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