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HI 241 - History of World War II


Credit Hours: 3

A study of World War II: the broad historical background, the military, diplomatic, technological, social and cultural history, and its enduring impact on the societies of the world.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Western Civilization.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • explain the causes and consequences of World War II;
  • identify the major leaders in countries participating in or affected by World War II;
  • identify the major campaigns and battles of the war;
  • explain the reasons for victory and/or defeat of countries participating in or affected by WW II;
  • analyze and explain the reasons for the Holocaust, noting collaborators,victims, and rescuers; and
  • formulate historical arguments based on primary sources and place them in a historiographical context.


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