Dr. John Maurer, Chairman of the Strategy Department of the Naval War College, was the honored guest and featured speaker for the Philadelphia Chapter of The Churchill Centre. The dinner was attended by sixty Churchillians from Pennsylvania and neighboring states. The dinner and lecture were held in the Lincoln Memorial Room of the Union League in Philadelphia. It was an auspicious, revitalizing event for the Philadelphia chapter. Dr. Maurer, a devoted Churchillian, teaches an elective course at the Naval War College on Churchill and leadership. The subject of the evening's talk was "Churchill, Roosevelt and the Road to Pearl Harbor." The lecture captured the attention of the evening's guests and was followed by a lively question and answer question session.
Professor John H. Maurer, Chair of the Strategy and Policy Department, lectured at the Foreign Policy Research in Philadelphia, on May 3. His topic was "Why should there be a war with Japan?": Winston Churchill and Great Britain’s Strategic Predicament during the 1920s. Audio of the event is available here
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