Event: 2013 International Conference on WWII

The 2013 International Conference on World War II, 1943: Victory in the Balance, focuses on the period when the war’s outcome was still uncertain and it’s ultimate cost — in lives, property and suffering — was unknown. Top scholars in the WWII field will explore key battles, personalities and controversies from the middle of 1943 to the stalemate at Anzio in February of 1944.

Day 1 : Thursday, November 21

Hosted in US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center at The National WWII Museum

Opening Reception & Lecture

Welcoming Remarks and Introduction Dr. Nick Mueller

1943: Victory in the Balance Dr. Donald Miller

Day 2 : Friday, November 22

All sessions hosted at Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hotel

Opening Remarks

Utmost Savagery: Facing New Forms of Warfare Dr. Nick Mueller
1st Session : Germany Wins the Air War

Moderator — Dr. Conrad Crane

Flying to Defeat Dr. Donald Miller

Defending the Reich: The Luftwaffe Dr. Williamson Murray
2nd Session : Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

Moderator — Alex Kershaw

Execute Against Japan Lt. Joel I. Holwitt

Undersea Warrior: “Mush” Morton Don Keith


Full itinerary here at the official website: 2013 International Conference on WWII.

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