On the weekend of December 5-7, 1941, Hitler’s armies reached their high tide before the gates of Moscow and Japan launched its attack on the United States at Pearl Harbor. With these acts, two regional wars in Europe/North Africa blended into a second world war that decisively reshaped the world order. Join us as we consider the background and consequences of this dramatic moment in time. Lisle Rose has been a sailor, professor (PhD Berkeley), diplomat, and author of a dozen books on the Cold War and polar and naval history, including World War II.

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