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From Roger’s Rangers to Merrill’s Marauders: The History of US Special Operations from the French & Indian War through World War II

Course number : LIR291   ID : 27256    Section Number : 1
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While special operations have been used extensively since 9/11 in the war on terror, U.S. special operations have a long history in American wars and conflicts. This course will focus on the history of special units and tactics through WW II and will explore the successes and failures of these operations throughout US military history including the Barbary Pirates, Mexican-American War, and the Indian and Philippine – American Wars.

Class Details

5 Session(s)
Weekly - Fri

Conference Center (E Building)

Howard Cox 



Please read:  This course will meet on campus in an in-person environment.



Registration Closes On
Friday, September 6, 2024 @ 12:00 AM



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/6/2024 - 10/4/2024 Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Frederick, Conference Center (E Building)  Map, Room: E138 Howard Cox