Podcast: Tim Smith, "Civil War Battlefield Preservation in History, Memory, and Policy," WKU Libraries’ Kentucky Live! series

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March 8, 2018

Western Civ Text with Strong Emphasis on Military History

Hi all. Thank you for including me in the conversation. My name is Nick Waddy, and I teach European and African history at SUNY Alfred. My bread and butter course is Western Civ Since 1648, of which I teach multiple sections every semester. I also teach upper-level classes in African history and 20th century military history.


Re: Venable on Boylan, 'Losing Binh Dinh: The Failure of Pacification and Vietnamization, 1969-1971'

"it failed utterly at Vietnamizing the war"
So the repulse of the Easter Invasion by the huge conventional force equipped with 400 tanks, hundreds of Russian artillery, hundreds more AA guns, etc, didn't happen? When there were no longer any US ground forces involved? That was the signal success of Vietamization, and the pacification of so many other provinces, the arming by Saigon of the RF and PF who also battled the VC/NVA effectively in so may place, also tell us plainly what was working. As long as we provided the supplies and support, that is.

Swedish officers in Iran, 1914-18

Dear List Members,


I am currently trying to put together a conference which ideally should take place at Hamadan (Iran) in autumn this year (2018).


The subject will be the First World War in central and western Iran (1914-18), ideally with an attention not only to politics and high strategy, but also to the reality on the ground (small-scale fighting between Russian and German-Ottoman forces in Kurdistan and Lorestan, and between German and Anglo-Russian forces in central Iran).


The IJMH Early-Career Paper Prize 2018

The IJMH Early-Career Paper Prize 2018 by

the International Journal of Military History and Historiography (IJMH)

(formerly International Bibliography of Military History, (IBMH) of the Bibliographical Committee of the International Commission of Military History (ICMH))

The International Journal of Military History and Historiography invites submissions for its IJMH Early-Career Paper Prize.


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