Military History

Margaret Christie Studio

 

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.

November  2020 Topics:

9-Nov-20             Jerry McBrien     The fall of France                         

16-Nov-20           Win Fowles         Military Hits and Misses                             

23-Nov-20           David Manning   Napoleon’s Russian Campaign of 1812                             

30-Nov-20           Cecily Fearnley   Brisbane at War