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2016-2017 Academic Catalogue 
2016-2017 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GR 332X - From Wehrmacht to Bundeswehr: A Tradition Destroyed and Rebuilt

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

A focus on the transition from a conquered nation to an ally of NATO and backbone of the European Union.  Students examine historical and literary texts which address the shaping of German culture and identity in the years following the “zero hour” of May, 1945 and the efforts to define Germany and the role of its military forces, from the division in 1949 to the reunification in 1990.  This course does not include a foreign language component and cannot be used toward a language requirement.