A nation must think before it acts.
Professor Emeritus of History
Williamson Murray is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Defense Analyses and professor emeritus of history at the Ohio State University.
This presentation was part of What Students Need To Know about America’s Wars: A History Institute for Teachers, presented by FPRI’s Wachman Center and the Cantigny First Division Foundation, and held at the First Division Museum in Wheaton, Illinois.
Core funding for the History Institute has been contributed by The Annenberg Foundation and Mr. H.F. Lenfest. Funding for the military history program is provided by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation and the Stuart Family Foundation.
Program on Teaching Military History
The Gathering Storm: From World War I to World War II
What Students Need to Know About America’s Wars, Part II: 1920–Present