Memory Grove Open House

Amy Barry

Memorial House will hold an Open House allowing visitors to come and learn about this historic building, WWI, and the Treaty of Versailles. Memory Grove, Salt Lake City.

Gallipoli (1981) WSU History and Film Series

Amy Barry

Two competitive sprinters from remote Western Australia are drafted into Britiain’s colonial forces to serve as message runners during the ill-fated campaign against Ottoman troops in the Dardanelles. Led by inept aristocratic officers, ANZAC troops are meaninglessly slaughtered by Turkish machine-gunners in a battle that would mark the awakening of …

Johnny Got His Gun (1971) WSU History and Film Series

Amy Barry

Rendered deaf, blind, and paralyzed by his war injuries, a young American soldier retreats to his inner life before discovering a means to communicate with the outside world. Based on blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo’s 1939 novel, Johnny Got His Gun forcefully repudiates the glorification of war. Director: Dalton Trumbo Color, Black and …

Sergeant York (1941) WSU History and Film Series

Amy Barry

Drafted from his rural Tennessee town,  Alvin York, a devout Christian and conscientious objector, reluctantly puts his marksmanship to the service of his country and becomes one of the most decorated Americans of the war. Director: Howard Hawks Black and White 2h 14mins Shepherd Union, Wildcat Theatre