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Study Abroad Seminar: Battlefields of The World Wars

HIST - 251

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This study abroad seminar focuses on the World War I battlefield of Verdun and the World War II battlefields of Normandy. It will combine classroom lecture and research paper writing with onsite visits to the museums, beaches and fortifications of Verdun and Normandy. As students walk these beaches and fields, they will gain a deeper and richer understanding of the events that happened there in l9l6 and l944, respectively. Students taking this course will engage in critical thinking, historical analysis, and experiential learning.