Military History

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

Course Coordinator:

Alan Roberts

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.

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