From Colony to State: A military History of the Birth of the State of Israel
3rd of a 3-part series
Location: MAC Room
Please preregister with the Heritage Center at (913) 327-8044.
Lecture 3: "Winning the State: The War of Independence, 1947-49"
An overview of the military history of the War of Independence, while exploring some of the critical and forgotten dynamics and campaigns of the war, culminating in independence and a secure statehood.
About The Presenter
Jacob Stoil is an Assistant Professor at the US Army School of Advanced Military Studies. He holds a DPhil from Oxford University, an MA in History of Warfare, a BA in War Studies and an AKC in comparative religion and philosophy from King’s College London. Dr. Stoil has published on topics in Israeli military history, the history of the Second World War, and aspects of contemporary conflict.