Episode 6: World War II in Europe
James Holmes, George Satterfield, Nicholas Sarantakes
In this episode, Jon O’Gorman asks James Holmes, George Satterfield and Nicholas Sarantakes about the European theater of the Second World War. The issues they discuss range from how the war starts in its proximate and underlying causes to how the interwar period enabled the start of the war because the peace of the First War was not enforced. They also look at seapower and airpower theory and the ethics of strategic bombing in the context of this war, as well as talk about the theorists Mahan, Corbett and Douhet. Lastly the panal brings the discussion into the contemporary realm and what this war and its beginnings can tell us about the current conflict in the Ukraine.
Strategy, Policy, History, WWII, World War II, Europe, Naval History, Naval Strategy, Mahan, Corbett, Douhet, Ukraine
O'Gorman, Jon, "Episode 6: World War II in Europe" (2022). Profiles in Strategy. 6.