On the 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII, scholars and veterans met at The Ohio State University for an intriguing analysis of World War II in the Pacific on September 24 and 25, 2015. The public conference began September 24th with a keynote address by Professor Emeritus of History Williamson (Wick) Murray. On Friday, September 25, several scholars presented sessions on diplomacy of the Pacific War, the end of the war in East and Southeast Asia, and the destruction of the Japanese Empire. The conference concluded with a panel of three combat veterans moderated by former Columbus mayor Greg Lashutka. Below are videos of the conference.
Presented by Rebecca Tally, Cornell University, CHR Junior Faculty Fellow at the Center for Historical Research, Department of History at The Ohio State University on January 23, 2015.
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Written by James Esposito. Narration by Dr. Nicholas B. Breyfogle. A textual version of this video is available here.
Created by Ryan W. Horst. This video is a digital project completed as part of Professor Lilia Fernandez's History 4015: Research in Modern U.S. History course at Ohio State University in the spring of 2015.
Presented by Rita Wright, New York University, at the Center for Historical Research, Department of History at The Ohio State University on February 20, 2015.