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The Forgotten Soldiers: Women in the Military Service of Nazi Germany

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

featuring Karen Hagemann, James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor of History

The German government deployed more than a million women in war service between 1939 and 1945, but this aspect of Nazi history has received little attention.  Karen Hagemann will discuss how and why women served in the Nazi military system, and also explain why women’s military role in the Nazi era has been downplayed or ignored in the collective memory of World War II.

All Flyleaf Summer Series events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are no preparatory readings for these events.

Program Tuition: Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit alumni.unc.edu or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.

Flyleaf Books: Location and Contact Info

752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Historic Airport Rd)
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Next to The Root Cellar (Formerly Foster’s Market)
Phone# 919-942-7373

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June 7
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:


UNC Humanities