History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Harry Allen Butowsky

Harry Allen Butowsky

Harry Allen Butowsky

Adjunct Faculty

U.S. History: World War I, World War II, Naval History, National Parks. On-line web based history.

Dr. Harry A. Butowsky retired on June 30, 2012 from the National Park Service in Washington D.C. where he worked as an historian and manager for the National Park Service History e-Library web site. He is the author of World War II in the Pacific, a National Historic Landmark Study, six other Landmark Studies as well as sixty articles on military, labor, science and constitutional history. Dr. Butowsky has served at an adjunct at George Mason University since 1980 where teaches History of World War I and World War II. His Ph.D. is from University of Illinois. Dr. Butowsky's latest book is a story of a Polish citizen who served for 4 years in the Russian Army during World War II. This book will be published in the Fall of 2015. Dr. Butowsky is a regular contributor to NationalParksTraveler, a web based magazine (http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com)  and manages two web sites, npshistory.com and parkscanadahistory.com. Dr. Butowsky is also a frequent guest speaker for many public events in Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland.

Selected Publications

An American Family in World War II, 2005 (Latest)

I Survived, Serving in the Russian Army in World War II, (Pending)

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BA Central High School, Philadelphia, Pa. 1962

BA Penn State, 1966

MA University of Illinois 1967

Ph.D University of Illinois 1975