Mark Albertson is an historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine, has been a member of the United States Naval Institute for more than twenty-five years, as well as being a member of the Navy League.

Marking the Centennial of the start of “The Great War”, Mark will give a presentation on the causes leading to World War I, a cataclysm that largely shaped the history of the 20th Century, and the event that truly led to The United States’s emergence as a global power.


Mark has published articles on issues of history and current events in newspapers and magazines, and has authored three books:

  1. USS Connecticut: Constitution State Battleship;
  2. They’ll Have to Follow You! The Triumph of the Great White Fleet and
  3. On History: A Treatise.

He is currently at work on a fourth project, Sky Soldiers: The Saga of Army Aviation.

You can learn more about Mark from his website.