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History Weekends 2019: Roger Moorhouse

Roger Moorhouse will speak on the German invasion of Poland, one of the most misunderstood campaigns of the Second World War, at our 2019 History Weekends in Winchester and Chester

BBC History Magazine will host two History Weekends in 2019.

Talk: Poland 1939: The Forgotten Campaign of World War Two


Chester: Sunday 27 October, 10.30–11.30

Winchester: Saturday 2 November, 13.30–14.30


Talk synopsis: The German invasion of Poland sparked World War Two in Europe, but it is one of the least known and most misunderstood campaigns of the war. In this talk, Roger Moorhouse examines this fascinating story afresh, sifts the mythology from the fact and explains why it is significant.

Roger Moorhouse. (By hyattstudios.co.uk)

Speaker bio: Roger Moorhouse is a historian specialising in modern German and Central European history, especially Nazi Germany and Poland during World War Two. He is a visiting professor at the College of Europe in Warsaw, and is the author of a number of books including Berlin at War, Killing Hitler and The Devils’ Alliance.


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