World War II

Spring 2014

HIST 3452

World War II

William Hitchcock

This course will survey the history of the Second World War and place the conflict in global perspective. The course will examine the origins of the war, the grand strategy of the major nations that waged it, and the terrible consequences of the war for citizens and soldiers alike. We will read historical scholarship as well as primary sources.


Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904

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