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Choukas, Michael, 1901-1989



Michael Choukas was born on November 16,1901 on Samos Island, Greece. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1927 and received and MA and PhD degree from Columbia University in 1928 and 1935 respectively. During the 1930s, Choukas instituted a course in propaganda in the sociology department at Dartmouth College. He had had joined the Dartmouth College faculty in 1929. During World War II, Choukas served with the Office of Strategic Services in Washington, DC. He retired from Dartmouth College as a full professor in 1967. In 1969, he became director of liberal studies and later provost at Pierce College in Athens, Greece, where he stayed until 1975. Choukas died on October 2, 1989.

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Michael Choukas World War II documents

Identifier: MS-435
Date(s): 1938 to 1946

Michael Choukas (1901-1989), professor of sociology. Dartmouth College Class of of 1927. The collection contains papers relating to his service during World War II on the staff of the Proceedings Division of the United States Chief of Counsel for the Prosecution of Axis Criminality. Includes transcripts of interviews with former prisoners from concentration camps and former German officials, translated from German.

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