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MILH654 - World War II and the Eastern Front

 

This course is an analysis of the German-Soviet campaign during World War II. Students will examine the three major phases of this conflict that begins with the Wehrmacht invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, urban warfare in Stalingrad in the fall of 1942, and history’s largest tank battle at Prohorovka in 1943. Finally, this course will detail the Soviet counterattack across the Vistula and Oder Rivers that ended with the die Gotterdammerung in Berlin.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Stumbling Colossus: The Red Army on the Eve of World War
ISBN: 9780700617890
Publication Info: Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1998
Author: Glantz, David M
Unit Cost: $36.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945
ISBN: 9780312426521
Publication Info: Picador
Author: Catherine Merridale
Unit Cost: $23.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $11.00

Book Title: Ostkrieg: Hitler's War Of Extermination in the East
ISBN: 9780813161198
Publication Info: University Press of Kentucky
Author: Fritz, Stephen G.
Unit Cost: $26.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Stopped at Stalingrad: The Luftwaffe and Hitler's Defeat in the East, 1942-1943
ISBN: 9780700611461
Publication Info: University Press of Kansas, 2001
Author: Hayward, Joel
Unit Cost: $26.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: War of the Century: When Hitler Fought Stalin (BOOO97DY6G)
ISBN: APGDVD11
Publication Info: BBC
Author: N/A
Unit Cost: $21.78
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Battlefront Games Combat Mission Tactical computer combat simulator, available online from www.battlefront.com. For older operating systems, Windows Vista - 7, use Barbarossa to Berlin. For Windows 7 and more recent systems and Mac OSX, use Red Thunder.
ISBN: CMBB
Publication Info: N/A
Author: N/A
Unit Cost: N/A
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $55.00