Segments descriptions
      American Wars Series
      World War II, Part 2
       

                             

Sampler
World War II, Part 2
       
                sampler  1’-56”    (51’ lecture)

Why is the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II an issue of race, and not an issue of national security?          
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1

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Germany is main enemy.  Why is Germany seen as the greater danger than Japan?
 

2

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Internment of Japanese-Americans was racist.
 

3

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Multiple ironies of the German invasion of Russia.
 

4

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The second front – effects of alternatives.
 

5

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Impact of timing of second front – what if?
 

6

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Role of fuel, the Battle of the Bulge on war’s end.
 

7

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Yalta Conference, the beginning of the Cold War.
 

8

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The atomic bomb, hot war, cold war.

9
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The Cold War, not started by FDR but by Truman.