American Forum - Liberation: A New Look at the End of World War II in Europe
January 31, 2011
11:00AM - 12:00PM (EST)
U.Va. History Professor WILLIAM I. HITCHCOCK’s books include “France Restored: Cold War Diplomacy and the Quest for Leadership in Europe, 1944–54,” “The Struggle for Europe: The Turbulent History of a Divided Continent, 1945–Present,” and “The Bitter Road to Freedom: A New History of the Liberation of Europe.” “The Bitter Road,” which hit the Financial Times bestseller list, won the 2009 George Louis Beer Prize from the American Historical Association and was a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize. Hitchcock is now writing a study of the Eisenhower presidency and is also researching the origins of the Geneva Conventions of 1949. A book signing will follow his Forum.