Battlefield Europe: Military History of World War IISemester Course

Battlefield Europe: Military History of World War II, Optional Study Tour Course
Elective Course Tour
Battlefield Europe: Military History of World War II
Major Discipline(s)
History, Political Science
Type
Elective Course with Tour
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

This course focuses on the military strategy of WWII. You analyze how the Germans conquered most of Europe while being outnumbered, and discuss the relationship between technology and doctrine from 1939 to 1945. You investigate the post-war ‘history-production,’ studying how political needs and goals shaped what is considered the history of World War II.

Note: This course involves an additional fee as it includes a Study Tour to Normandy, France.

Faculty

Torben Jørgensen

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Cand.mag. (M.A. in History, University of Copenhagen, 2003). With the Danish Jewish Museum, 2007-2008. Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies, Department for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 2003-2005. Researcher, Danish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Research, 2000-2003. With DIS since 2008.