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Mark Albertson is the historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine in Monroe, Connecticut; and, is the historian for the Army Aviation Association of America. He has authored several books:
USS Connecticut: Constitution State Battleship
They’ll Have to Follow You! The Triumph of the Great White Fleet
On History: A Treatise
He is at work on a two-volume effort on the history of Army Aviation, Sky Soldiers: The Saga of Army Aviation, to which volume I is written. He has also published articles in a variety of newspapers and magazines.
Mark teaches history as an adjunct at Norwalk Community College in Norwalk, Connecticut:
1) For the Extended Studies Program, Mark has taught: World War I; The Great Patriotic War: The Titanic Clash Between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union and Vietnam: The Long War.
2) The Lifetime Learners Institute: World War I; Turning Points of World War II; The Great Patriotic War: The Titanic Clash Between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union; Vietnam: The Struggle for Unification; Iraq: A History; Jihad!; American Empire: Grand Republic to Corporate State, Parts 1&2; Third Reich, Parts 1&2; The Russian Revolution; The Military-Industrial Complex and The French Revolution.
As an avid speaker, Mark has traveled Connecticut and into New York, presenting on many topics on history, politics current events, in a variety of venues. In each of the last three years, he has logged 200-plus appearances, hitting 248 talks in 2018. He has appeared in the Connecticut State Convention of the American Legion; the Connecticut at War Symposium at Manchester Community College, sponsored by the Association of the Study of Connecticut History, speaking on battleship Connecticut and the Great White Fleet; the spring 2017 Electoral College Forums, sponsored by the League of Women’s Voters and the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, Connecticut Chapter; December 2017 World War I Symposium held at the Roosevelt Estate at Hyde Park, presenting, Iraq: Creation of Colonialism. In 2012, at the Army Aviation Association of America Convention held at Nashville, Tennessee, Mark emceed a panel discussion featuring seven previous commanders of the Aviation Branch of the United States Army.
In May 2005, Mark was presented with a General Assembly Citation by both houses of Congress in Hartford, Connecticut, for his efforts in commemorating the centennial of battleship Connecticut.
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