Tag Archive | Gordon Prange

Tribute to Gordon Prange

A tribute to Gordon W. Prange is now prominently displayed on a wall in the lobby of the 4th floor of Hornbake Library North, just outside of the Prange Collection.  The following quote appears at the top of the display: “…I owe the Japanese people so much for broadening my intellectual horizon, for enriching my […]

Select Materials from the Gordon W. Prange Papers are available online

Gordon W. Prange (July 16, 1910 – May 15, 1980) was a Professor of History at the University of Maryland from 1937 until shortly before his death in 1980.  He took a leave a absence to serve in the Allied Occupation of Japan, an experience that changed the course of his life.   His personal papers, […]