WWII, America to the Rescue and the Caine Mutiny (In-Person)

Earl Leiken
Instructor of Lifelong Learning
Landmark Centre Building
Fridays, September 16 - November 4
10:30 a.m. - noon ET

This is a history and literature course which will study the events that led to World War II in the European and Pacific theatres, the U.S. in the period before its entry into the war and its role in saving the civilized world. The history will focus on the magnificent story of the U.S. Navy’s emergence from the devastation of Pearl Harbor to its ultimate victory at sea. After setting the historical context, we’ll then discuss one of the great novels to emerge from the war, The Caine Mutiny. The course will include a discussion of the Holocaust which plays a role in the story and an analysis of the Hollywood movie including a comparison with the novel.

Read: The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk

This course is offered with the generous support of the Association for Continuing Studies.

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