Hear from two leading military historians as they discuss their research into the lives of people around the globe who participated in, or were affected by, the Second World War.
Dr Jonathan Fennell and Professor Daniel Todman will share some of their fascinating findings and offer an insight into the sources they use to understand the Second World War.
Dr Jonathan Fennell is a Reader in Modern History at King’s College London and co-director of the Sir Michael Howard Centre for the History of War. His most recent book, ‘Fighting the People’s War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War’, won the Royal United Services Institute’s Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History 2020, the Templer Medal Prize 2020, and the silver medal in the Military History Matters Book of the Year 2020.
Daniel Todman is Professor of Modern History at Queen Mary University of London. He was named The Times Young Academic Author of the Year in 2005 for 'The Great War: Myth and Memory'. He previously taught in the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy. His latest book, 'Britain’s War: A New World, 1942-47' - the second volume of his history of the Second World War - was awarded the Templer Medal Prize 2021.