HIST 3044W. The Price of Freedom: Normandy 1944. 4 Credits.
The causes, conduct, and consequences of warfare, considered through examination of the campaign in Normandy that began with the allied landings on D-Day. Assignments include researching and writing a biography of a member of the military who died in the campaign and presenting a eulogy at the soldier's graveside during a "staff ride" exploration of the battlefield conducted over spring break. The biography paper is to be submitted to and retained in the archives of the American Cemetery in Normandy. Restricted to Students must be approved by the Study Abroad Office and interviewed by the instructor.