Explore battlefields, military cemeteries, World War I museums, memorials, and monuments as you trace the footsteps of those who sacrificed so much. In Paris, discover the influences of French culture on American veterans who stayed on after the war and made their presence felt through dance, music, entertainment, and intellect. 


This program is available to members of NMAAHC exclusively as a benefit of membership for a limited period of time.

Starting at: $6,750 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 African American soldiers marching in France during WWI  Arc de Triomphe in Paris  Stained glass window of the cathedral in Reims  The trenches used near Argonne during World War I  The landscape of a World War I battlefield near Verdun  World War I cemetery at Verdun  Bunker near Verdun

The Great War in France

The African American Experience

9 days from $6,750

Explore battlefields, military cemeteries, World War I museums, memorials, and monuments as you trace the footsteps of those who sacrificed so much. In Paris, discover the influences of French culture on American veterans who stayed on after the war and made their presence felt through dance, music, entertainment, and intellect. 


This program is available to members of NMAAHC exclusively as a benefit of membership for a limited period of time.

or Call 855-330-1542

Oct 12 - 20, 2018 Departure
Krewasky A. Salter

Krewasky A. Salter

Krewasky A. Salter is a United States Army Colonel (Ret.) and Founder, President and CEO of 4K Enterprises, LLC—an Academic Research and Development small business. He is a (Guest) Associate Curator, Project Historian and Military Subject Matter Expert at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), where he curates the inaugural exhibition titled: Double Victory: The African American Military Experience which opened Fall 2016. He is a contributing author and advisor to two of NMAAHC’s most recent publications: Dream A World Anew: The African American Experience and the Shaping of America and Volume #5 Double Exposure: Fighting For Freedom. Krewasky is also the Associate Producer and Senior Historian for the United States Army sponsored documentary titled: Unsung Heroes: The Story of America’s Female Patriots which began airing on the Public Broadcasting Service in May 2014. He authored an educational resource which accompanied the documentary that can be found at www.unsungheroeseducation.com. He wrote The Story of Black Military Officers, 1861 – 1948, published in 2014, which peaked at number 2 on publisher Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group’s “Top 10 History Titles” for 2014 and was selected as an Association of the United States Army book. Krewasky has more than nine other publications and documentary credits and over seven years of academic experience, including teaching Military History at the United States Military Academy, West Point; Military Strategy at the Command and General Staff College, Leavenworth; Military Leadership at Howard University, Washington, D.C.; and African American History at several other institutions as an adjunct professor. He is a frequent panelist and guest speaker. The most recent appearances are: Society of Military History 2016 Annual Meeting panelist, Ottawa, Canada; National World War II Museum panelist, New Orleans, Louisiana; United States Army Women’s Museum panelist, Fort Lee, Virginia; Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library panelist, Austin, Texas; and the National Park Service Buffalo Soldiers Study Scholars Roundtable participant and member, San Francisco, California. Krewasky holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida, where he was a Distinguished Military Graduate, a Master of Strategic Studies from the Air War University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Florida State University where he studied Military History and African American History. A trained United States Army Airborne Ranger who commanded at every level through battalion, Dr. Salter served as a senior staff officer at the Pentagon before retiring from the military.