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Professor Ronald Smelser has been a professor of history at the University of Utah since 1974. An expert on 20th-century German history, Smelser is a former president of the German Studies Association (1989–91), a former member of the executive committee at the Czechoslovak History Conference (1992–95), a delegate from the GSA to the ACLS (1995–99), and current president of the Conference Group for Central European History. He has published extensively in German and English on the subject of 20th-century German history and received numerous accolades for his scholarly work from the University of Utah, the Holocaust Education Foundation, and the German Studies Association, of which he is a founding member, among others.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Public opinion.
Propaganda, German -- United States.
Germany -- Foreign public opinion, American.
Public opinion -- United States.
Myth.