This course is a global examination of the Second World War with an emphasis on the origins of the conflict, Axis and Allied strategies, major military campaigns, great power diplomacy, life on the home front, and the Holocaust. The experience of combat, social and political changes that resulted from the conflict and the scientific consequences of the war will be continual themes addressed by the course material.
(Prerequisite: HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only)
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