Veteran’s Day Public Program

VETERAN’S DAY PUBLIC PROGRAM

Five Historians Reflect on World War II
“What We Know, What We Still Need to Learn and What We May Never Know”

Monday, November 12, 2012
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus
113 West 60th Street
Lowenstein 12th Floor Lounge
New York, NY 10023

Participants:

Dr. Scott H. Bennett is an authority on the American peace movement and the Second World War and, among other works, is editor of Army GI, Pacifist CO: The World War II Letters of Frank and Albert Dietrich (Fordham University Press, 2005).

Dr. J. Garry Clifford is one of the country’s leading diplomatic historians and has written on how America raised an Army in World War II.

Dr. Sidney Pash is author of Defending the Open Door: American-Japanese Relations, 1899-1941 (forthcoming University Press of Kentucky) which offers a re-examination of the coming of war in the Pacific.

Dr. Ann Pfau is author of Miss Your lovin: GIs, Gender, and Domesticity during World War II (Columbia University Press), which examines how GIs thought about war and dreamed about the homefront.

Dr. G. Kurt Piehler is author of Remembering War the American Way (Smithsonian) and over the course of his career has interviewed over 300 World War II veterans. He is book series editor of FUP’s World War II: The Global, Human and Ethical Dimension.

Books in World War II: The Global, Human and Ethical Dimension series:

The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front
edited by G. KURT PIEHLER and SIDNEY PASH
356 pages, 978-0-8232-5203-9, paper, $26.00

Army GI, Pacifist CO: The World War II Letters of Frank Dietrich and Albert Dietrich
by FRANK DIETRICH and ALBERT DIETRICH,
edited by SCOTT H. BENNETT
408 pages, 978-0-8232-2378-7, cloth, $38.00

Hungary in World War II: Caught in the Cauldron
by DEBORAH S. CORNELIUS
400 pages, 16 b/w illustrations, 978-0-8232-3344-1, paper, $28.00

Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW
by ALEXANDER JEFFERSON,
with LEWIS H. CARLSON
160 pages, 71 b/w illustrations, 978-0-8232-2366-4, cloth, $29.95

For more books in the World War II series, CLICK HERE.

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