HIS 225 - History of World War II

Course Description

This course will study the major causes and effects of World War II. It will also examine the complexity of global warfare and allied cooperation. In addition, the course will examine the operational art and the moral problems of modern war. It will also address the significance of the Holocaust. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Describe the unique features of "Global War." Depict the major strategies, campaigns and crises of war. Explain the leadership roles of Roosevelt, Churchill, Hitler, Tojo, and Mussolini. Justify your ethical philosophy concerning modern warfare. Depict the changes in the world's political balance of power. Cite the daily stress in warfare for the individual service personnel.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: Prereq: ENG 050 and REA 050