Gerhard Weinberg

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Gerhard Ludwig Weinberg is a German -born American diplomatic and military historian noted for his studies in the history of World War Two. Weinberg currently is the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor Emeritus of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill . He has been a member of the history faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill since 1974. Previously he served on the faculties of the University of Michigan (1959-1974) and the University of Kentucky (1957-1959). Born in Hanover, Germany, and he resided there the first ten years of his life. As Jews in Nazi Germany, he and his family suffered increasing persecution. They emigrated in 1938, first to the United Kingdom and then in 1941 to New York State.



Visions of Victory: The Hopes of Eight World War II Leaders (2005) 

A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II (1994) 

World in the Balance: Behind the Scenes of World War II (1981) 

The Foreign Policy of Hitler's Germany (1970 and 1980; republished 1994)