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The Vanquished: Why The First World War Failed To End – with Robert Gerwarth

24 September, 2016 @ 11:00 am

Robert Gerwarth

Robert Gerwath in conversation with Anthony McElligott

For the Western allies 11th November 1918 signified the end of fighting which had destroyed a generation. It also vindicated the terrible sacrifices made in the defeat of the German, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman Empires. But for much of the rest of Europe the end of World War 1 ushered in a nightmarish series of conflicts. In this gripping book, Robert Gerwarth asks us to think again about the true legacy of WW1.

Robert Gerwarth is Professor of Modern History at UCD and Director of its Centre for War Studies. He is the author of The Bismarck Myth and Hitler’s Hangman: the Life of Heydrich

Anthony McElligott is Professor of History and Head of Department at the University of Limerick

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24 September, 2016
11:00 am
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