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Canceled
Lectures & Conversations
Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War
Paul Kennedy
Wed, May 29th, 2013 | 6:30 pm
$30
(members $18)

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this program has been cancelled.

 

EVENT DETAILS

In January 1943, FDR and Winston Churchill convened in Casablanca to establish the Allied objectives: defeat the Nazi blitzkrieg; establish control over Europe’s sky and sea lanes; take the fight to the European mainland; and end Japan’s imperialism. Focusing on the critical period from the Casablanca Conference to D-Day in June 1944, award-winning author Paul Kennedy reveals how soldiers, scientists, engineers, and businessmen carried out the leaders’ grand strategy and propelled the Allies to victory.

SPEAKER BIO

Paul Kennedy, author of Engineers of Victory, is internationally known for his writings and commentaries on global political, economic, and strategic issues. He has been the Dilworth Professor of History and Director of International Security Studies at Yale University since 1983.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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