June 3, 2014: Bob Harmon, Professor Emeritus of History, Seattle University- Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day

by Gary Fast on May 31, 2014

Bob HarmonProfessor Bob Harmon is a WWII veteran who joined the US Army in 1943. His accounts of his involvement in the Battle of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge have been chronicled in several collections of oral histories, and he shares extensively about his experiences both throughout the Puget Sound region and around the country. Professor Harmon received his MA in European and American History from the University of Washington in 1957, and went on to teach first at St. Martin’s College (now St. Martin’s University) in Olympia, WA, and then to his position as Professor at Seattle University. He now holds a post as Professor Emeritus, and has been honored with numerous alumni and faculty awards throughout his years at the university.



Professor Harmon teaching a history seminar to members of Seattle U Facilities staff.

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Cathy Bucher Johnson October 19, 2016 at 12:05 pm

Professor Harmon was my favorite teacher in my years at Seattle University (1980-1984). I often talk about him and my classroom experiences in the Honors Program with friends and family. I still love history and have passed my love for it onto my son.


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