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Endgame: A historians’ symposium on August 1945 in Asia and the Pacific

Endgame: A historians’ symposium on August 1945 in Asia and the Pacific

 

On August 6, 2015, noted experts on U.S., Japanese, Russian, and Chinese history will convene in Washington, D.C., to explore the critical decisions made at the end of the war in 1945. This full day event will include presentations from Richard B. Frank, author of Downfall:  The  End  of  the  Imperial  Japanese  Empire;  prolific  naval  analyst  Norman  Friedman; D. M. Giangreco, author of Hell to Pay; David Glantz, author of The Soviet Strategic Offensive in Manchuria, 1945; John T. Kuehn, author of A Military History of Japan; and Richard C. Thornton, author of China: A Political History.

Detailed agenda is at http://strategyandpolitics.org/events/

WHEN:  Thursday, August 6, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., reception to follow

WHERE:  United States Navy Memorial
Naval Heritage Center, Burke Theater
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004

RSVP: Registration requested to
thornton@strategyandpolitics.org

Admission is free.

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