Class - The Vietnam War Part I
The Vietnam War Part I
Explore the unequivocally most divisive military action of the 20th Century. Vietnam was the first loss the U.S. experienced since its founding. Part I will focus on the French colonization and establishment of French Indochina, Japanese colonization of Vietnam during WW II, the rise of Ho Chi Min and the Viet Minh, Post War French Indochina, Dien Bien Phu and the Geneva Accords, Finally America's arrival in South Vietnam.
CLASS #: 14668
INSTRUCTOR: Joseph Cavalli
02/13/2020 - 03/12/2020
FHL 126 - CLFHL
Instructor: Joseph Cavalli
Joseph has taught history for 20 yeas. He earned a BA History from Portland State,
and a MA History from University of Portland. In his 20 years as a history teacher
he has taught in St. Louis, Portland, Rome, Florence, Zagreb, and the Kingdom of Bahrain.
He has wandered the battle fields of World War I and World War II for 20 years. In
Sarajevo he stood in the shoes, literally imprinted in concrete, of Gavrilo Princip
the Serbian nationalist who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparking the Great
War, and made pilgrimages to the battlefields of northern Italy almost yearly. His
Italian grandfather and what remained of his family were made refugees after World
War I and eventually relocated to the Pacific Northwest.
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