OSU Department of History to host D-Day Commemoration Conference and Panel

The OSU Department of History is hosting a D-Day Commemoration Conference and Panel featuring WWII Veterans on June 5 & 6th, and you are cordially invited. You can read the details in the attached about the entire conference or the panel discussion. The event is free (Except for the lunch session & tour on Day 2) and is open to the public.

Register here or download the D-Day Pamphlet for Registration

There is more information about the veteran panel in the D-Day Veteran Panel Flyer



Williamson Murray, professor emeritus, history, Ohio State, and former Harold Johnson Professor of Military History at the United States Army War College
The Eve of D-Day: Possibilities and Roads Not Taken 


Peter Hahn, professor and chair, Department of History, Ohio State
Setting the International Stage for Invasion: The Diplomatic Underpinnings of the Grand Alliance

Russell Hart, chair and professor of history, Hawai’i Pacific University
Invasion: They Are Coming! Legends of the German Defense of Normandy 70 Years On

Peter Mansoor, associate professor, General Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Chair in Military History, Ohio State
The Longest Day: The Allied Invasion of Normandy

World War II Veteran Panel, moderated by Greg Lashutka