Expressions of Interest are sought for a this Course:
Military History 2021
Mondays 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm
26 July – 11 October 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.
2021 Topics: Semester 2
Monday 26-Jul-21 Rod Elsworth Patton
Monday 2-Aug-21 Simon Klapish The 6 Day War 1967
Monday 9-Aug-21 Simon Klapish The Yom Kipper War
Monday 16-Aug-21 Jerry McBrien 1941 North Africa and Tobruk
Monday 23-Aug-21 David Manning Boer War
Monday 30-Aug-21 Greg Passmore Hannibal
Monday 6-Sep-21 Geoff Gill World at War
Monday 13-Sep-21 Darrell Roche Something Ancient
Monday 20-Sep-21 Quentin Beresford Vietnam
Monday 27-Sep-21 Zana Dare ANZAC – from Gallipoli to the Western Front
Monday 04-Oct-21 Public Holiday
Monday 11-Oct-21 Alan Roberts Dien Bien Phu
Extra special Friday Afternoon Presentation open to general public starts at 1:30pm
Friday 3-Dec-21 Jerry McBrien Pearl Harbour 80th Anniversary Special
If you are interested record your interest with Reception when you are next at U3A.
Numbers are limited so get in early.