World War II - Europe (1933-1945)
March 05 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Stephenson County Senior Resource Center
Class meets Mar. 5, 12, 19
Instructor: Mark Peterson
This class takes a closer look at World War II in Europe and North Africa. It examines the cultural background of Germany, Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy and the Jews before the war. It looks at the events that led to the Nazi attack on Poland. Time will be spent reviewing certain battles including Dunkirk, Battle of Britain, Battle of the Atlantic, Russia, North Africa, Sicily, Stalingrad, D-Day Battle of the Bulge, and Berlin. The class will also examine the view of Germany toward the war today and its effect on European neighbors. Session One: World War 1, European Backgrounds, Diplomacy Failure. Session Two: German Advance: From Poland to Stalingrad. Session Three: Allies Advance: Russia from the East; Allies from the West.
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