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Holger Herwig

Dr. Herwig held a dual position at the University of Calgary as Professor of History and as Canada Research Chair in the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies. 

He published more than a dozen books and wrote the prize winning books The First World War: Germany and Austria-Hungary 1914-1918.

Herwig and his writing partner Dr. Bercuson, joined James Cameron for three weeks out in the Atlantic to produce "James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck" for the Discovery Channel. He and Bercuson also teamed up on three History Television projects: Deadly Seas (Screenlife 1998), Murder in Normandy (Paperny Films, 1999), and Forced March to Freedom (Paperny Films, 2001). 


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