October 16: Allied Grand Strategy

 

Topics:
  Casablanca, Cairo, Tehran

Lecturer:
  Marc Selverstone
 
Readings:
 

Required:
Murray and Millett, A War to Be Won, pp. 374-410.

Suggested:
John Erickson, "Stalin, Soviet Strategy, and the Grand Alliance," in Ann Lane and Howard Temperley, eds., The Rise and Fall of the Grand Alliance, 1941-45 (New York: St. Martin's, 1995), pp. 136-73.

Gaddis Smith, American Diplomacy During the Second World War, 1941-1945 (New York: Wiley, 1965).

Mark A. Stoler, The Politics of the Second Front: American Military Planning and Diplomacy in Coalition Warfare, 1941-1943 (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977).

Mark A. Stoler, Allies and Adversaries: The Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Grand Alliance, and U.S. Strategy in World War II (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000).

 
Additional Resources:
  PowerPoint Slideshow