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History Stories in the News

Hitler's secret Indian army (BBC, 23 September 2004)

Why the Indian Soldiers of WWI are Forgotten (BBC, 2 July 2019)

The VA's Broken Promise toThousand ov Vets Exposed to Mustard Gas (NPR, 23 June 2015)

As Greeks and Germans Negotiate Debt, Reparations Issues Resurface (NPR, 18 April 2015)

April marks the Centennial of Armenian Genocide (NPR, 8 April 2015)

The Great War at 100: Music of Conflict and Remembrance (NPR, 28 July 2014)

Sarajevo Celebrates WWI Centennial with Joy and the Macabre (NPR, 28 June 2014)

Princip pulled "the Trigger," Bud did never meant to Start a War (NPR, 28 June 2014)

A Century Ago in Sarajevo: A Plot, A Farce and a Fateful Shot (NPR, 27 June 2014)

The Shifting Legacy of the Man who Shot Franz Ferdinand (NPR, 27 June 2014)

A Century from Archduke's Death, Spotlight Turns Back to Bosnia (NPR, 26 June 2014

External Links

Andruss Library

Bloomsburg University Today


Department of History

Lectures on Twentieth-Century Europe (The History Guide)

Primary Sources

Digitized British WWI Diaries

World War I Document Archives

United States and World War

American Entry into WWI

1937-1945: Diplomacy and the Road to Another War

Total War Europe

Syllabus, Fall 2016 (updated 19 August 2016) (pdf)

Calendar revision to adjust for Strike (21 October 2016)

Virtual Chalkboard (fall 2016)

Outline for Documentary Lecture (distributed 19 September 2016)

Writing Manual Including How to Cite (updated September 2016)


Recorded Lectures

Origins of World War II: How might WWI contributed to WWII?

Origins of World War II: What was the potential for peace and collective security in the 1920s and 1930s?

Origins of World War II: What were Hitler's Intentions and how did they differ from his predecessors?

Origins of World War II: What were the events on the "road to war"? Part 1 of 2

Origins of World War II: What were the events on the "road to war"? Part 2 of 2

Origins of World War II: How was appeasement, if at all, responsible for the origins of the war in 1939?

In the News

Were You or Your Relatives Exposed to Mustard Gas? Search Our Database (NPR, 12 November 2015)

Families React to NPR's Reporting of Secret Mustard Gas Testing (NPR, 4 November 2015)

Apology Demanded for Mustard Gas Experiment Subjects (NPR, 3 August 2015)