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‘The Whole Place Went Completely Out of Control’: Asia and the Aftermath of Japanese Defeat by Ronald Spector



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All Americans have seen photos of the famous surrender ceremony aboard the U.S.S. Missouri, an event that is taken to symbolize the end of fighting in Asia and the Pacific. Yet within the next year almost all of the countries of Japan’s former Empire were enveloped in communal violence, banditry, civil war, or insurgency. Thousands of Japanese soldiers still in Asia would be involved in this widespread fighting. Ronald Spector, Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University, explains why, in many places after September 1945, the fighting never really stopped.


The Eve of D-Day: Possibilities and Roads Not Taken by Williamson Murray



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Keynote Address of "Remembering D-Day: A 70th Anniversary Commemoration" delivered by Williamson Murray, academic program fellow at the Potomac Institute and Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio State. This talk explores the alternate options open to the Allies on the eve of D-Day and how different decisions could have influenced the outcome of the invasion, as well as the war itself.

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Potsdam: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe by Michael Neiberg



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On July 17, 1945, Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin gathered in a quiet suburb of Berlin to discuss, as Churchill put it, “the gravest matters in the world.” Historian Michael Neiberg captures the delegates’ personalities and discusses their dramatic debates over how to end the war. A book signing will follow the program.
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"Fighting a Lost War: The German Army in 1943" by Dr. Robert Citino





"Military Transformation: The Japanese Army during the 1920s and 1930s" by Dr. Edward Drea

From June 44 with the Germans It was Morale backed by desperation, I.E. What of those back home? lcm1
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