Expressions of Interest are sought for a this Course:
Military History 2021
Mondays 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm
1 February -17 May 2021
Margaret Christie Studio
The outline for the course is:
The causes of war, the social and cultural foundations, military doctrine on each side, the logistics, leadership, technology, strategy, and tactics used, and how these changed over time. The details of battles, equipment, personalities and personal experiences are included. Also, moral issues such as the Just War Theory which discusses the moral dimensions of warfare, and how to better limit the destructive reality caused by war and seeks to establish a doctrine of military ethics.
The scope will be:
Military History worldwide and the time frame from the ancient to the modern. I.e. from the Trojan War to the Afghan war.
1-Feb Cecily Fearnley Jim Fearnley – My War
8-Feb Rod Elsworth Monash
15-Feb Darrell Roche Julius Caesar
22-Feb Jerry McBrien 1941 North Africa War against the Italians
1-Mar Win Fowles Military Logistics – A Matter of Principles
8-Mar David Manning Aircraft Carriers
15-Mar Greg Passmore Alexander the Great
22-Mar Geoff Gill World at War
29-Mar Quentin Beresford Cuban Missile Crisis
5-Apr Easter Monday No Class
12-Apr Alan Roberts Eastern Front WW1
19-Apr Bernadette Gill My Vietnam
26-Apr Anzac Day No class
3-May Labour Day No class
10-May Ken Lynn Napoleon & Waterloo
17-May TBA TBA
If you are interested record your interest with Reception when you are next at U3A.
Numbers are limited so get in early.