Expl/WWII: A Total Conflict
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Times & Locations
|8:10am - 9:00am
HIST 498 sec. 01 - WORLD WAR II: A TOTAL CONFLICT
From Adolf Hitler to Winston Churchill, from the Battle of Guadalcanal to the invasion of Normandy, from blitzkrieg to atomic warfare, from Lend Lease to the Marshall Plan, and from Hollywood to Glenn Miller, we will explore the breadth of World War II. Because it is the largest total war in modern history, we will examine some battles, and we will also investigate home fronts, popular culture, espionage, alliances, famous figures, propaganda, and more. This is a lecture and discussion course with activities during class time approximately once a week. Open to those who have studied World War II and those who are new to history. Come learn about the range of ways that World War II influenced the world and its legacy.