Fighting the Second World War: British strategy, politics and campaigns, 1939-1945

Ranging across strategic, political and military realms, this course explores selected aspects of Britain and the Second World War, with particular emphasis on the war in Europe. Topics covered include Britain’s role in the outbreak of the war, Churchill’s rise to power, the Battle of Britain, the Strategic bombing offensive, and D-Day. We will engage with primary sources as well as the latest historiography to challenge enduring national myths.

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  • Cost: £140
  • Credits: 10