Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (May 7 at 9 am** – May 24 at 4 pm): $195
Regular Registration Price (May 24 at 4 pm – first day of class): $214.5
** Registration opens online at 9 am. Phone registration will be accepted starting at 10 am.
Members, seniors, and students get a 10% discount.
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this seminar will focus on the impact of leadership struggles within the Anglo-American “Grand” alliance upon the course and length of the Normandy campaign, Operation Overlord. The seminar will cover the planning of the Overlord campaign, the D-Day assault, and the alliance’s three-month campaign across northern Europe. Discussions will concentrate on the relationships among Overlord's principal political figures and military commanders, as well as the qualities of their leadership.
Four sessions. E – $195, L – $214.5
Edward E. Gordon holds a PhD and has taught at DePaul, Loyola, and Northwestern Universities. In addition to lecturing extensively on many facets of World War II, he is the coauthor of Divided on D-Day: How Conflicts and Rivalries Jeopardized the Allied Victory at Normandy.
- Edward E. Gordon & David Ramsay, Divided on D-Day. Prometheus Books, 2018. ISBN: 978-1633883192
For the first class please read the Introduction and Chapters 1-3 of Divided on D-Day.
This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about our registration procedures.