Tag Archives: Robert J. Laplander

Recent Website Updates, Including Laplander’s Guide to AEF Research Materials

The Webmaster continues to improve / update the Meuse-Argonne.com website during the Coronavirus period; even while he expands his activities with Knee Deep Into History Battlefield Tours. Today, he added Robert J. Laplander’s “A Guide to Research Materials for the AEF in WW1, Outside of NARA” under the Research Tools / AEF Statistics and Research tab. This guide was published in the Meuse-Argonne.com Facebook Group and it proved to be very popular. The Research Tools tab has been reorganized into four sections to make it Continue reading →

News & Events: Lost Battalion and I Corps Battlefield Tour, 4-7 October, 2018

  Space is still available for the Lost Battalion and I Corps Battlefield Tour, 4-7 October, that was announced in early March.  Readers should not pass up the opportunity to participate! Why?  First, Robert Laplander, author of “Finding the Lost Battalion…” will be leading the LB and 77th Division portions of this tour.  He is arguably one of the most knowledgeable people on the episode of the Lost Battalion; and he does not make it to Europe often.  This is a chance to spend quality Continue reading →

Lost Battalion and I Corps Battlefield Tour, 4-7 Ocotober, 2018

    Tour guide Randal Gaulke is proud to announce that he is teaming up with long-time Lost Battalion researcher Robert Laplander to offer a tour of the Lost Battalion and I Corps areas of the Meuse-Argonne from 4-7 October, 2018. The tour will be similar in structure to the Small-Group Battlefield Walk Series being run by Randal Gaulke and Markus Klauer.  However, the entire four days will be concentrated on the Lost Battalion (one full day), other 77th Division sites and other I Corps Continue reading →