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    "USS Tang Submarine Experience" Exhibit

    Seth Paridon gave a tour of an exhibit in the National World War II Museum commemorating the final mission of the USS Tang submarine. The boat sank 33 Japanese ships in five missions…

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    "Road to Tokyo" Exhibit

    Keith Huxen talked about the soon to open “Road to Tokyo” exhibit at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.

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    "Fighting for the Right to Fight" Exhibit

    Kim Guise gave a tour of the “Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII” exhibit at the National World War II Museum. Ms. Guise used…

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    Road to Berlin, Part 2

    Keith Huxen gave a tour of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, and talked about the “Road to Berlin” exhibit. This second of a two-part program…

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    National World War II Museum Interview

    National World War II Museum President and Chief Executive Officer Nick Mueller talked about the history, mission, funding, and future plans for the museum.

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    Road to Berlin, Part 1

    Keith Huxen gave a tour of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, and talked about the “Road to Berlin” exhibit. Beginning with the Allied invasion of…

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    Avenue of Spies

    Alex Kershaw talked about his book Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family’s Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris, in which he tells the story…

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    Book Discussion on American Warlords

    Jonathan Jordan talked about his book, American Warlords: How Roosevelt’s High Command Led America to Victory in World War II, about the roles played by Henry Stimson,…

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    Remembering D-Day

    Panelists talked about the different ways D-Day was remembered in United States and abroad. They said that in the U.S., D-Day was widely memorialized through monuments, museums and…

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    Aftermath of D-Day Invasion

    John McManus talked about what happened in the days and weeks following the June 6, 1944 D-Day Invasion of Normandy, France. He focused on challenges faced by the Allied forces,…

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    World War II Combat Chaplains

    Lyle Dorsett talked about military chaplains during World War II, including the difficulties the chaplains faced and stories from many of their autobiographies. Aprroximately 12,000…

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    1936 Olympics and the Struggle for Influence

    Nathan Huegen talked about the 1936 Olympics, which were held in Berlin during the rule of the Nazis. He examined how Adolf Hitler used the games to try to spread his influence and…

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    Book Discussion on Nazis on the Run

    Historian Gerald Steinacher reported on the many Nazi war criminals that avoided capture following the end of World War II. The author examined the routes or ‘ratlines’…

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    Book Discussion on Brothers, Rivals, Victors

    Jonathan Jordan presented a biography of Generals Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, and Omar Bradley during World War II. The author explores the personal and working relationships of…

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    Mike Mervosh Oral History Interview, Part 2

    “Iron Mike” Mervosh talked about his experiences in World War II. He recalled the Battle for Iwo Jima as he experienced it. He was then serving with Company C, 1st…

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    Mike Mervosh Oral History Interview, Part 1

    “Iron Mike” Mervosh talked about his experiences in World War II. He recalled the Battle for Iwo Jima as he experienced it. He was then serving with Company C, 1st…

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    Woody Williams Oral History Interview

    Woody Williams was interviewed about his life and military service. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service with the 3rd Marine Division in the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima. The…

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    World War II War Crimes Trials

    Panelists discussed World War II war crime trials. Topics included the philosophy and justification of holding the trials, and the problem of who was or was not put on trial. Joe…

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    The Allies and Auschwitz Panel

    Panelists discussed the handling of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp by the Allied forces. Donald Miller spoke on “Could the Allies Have Bombed Auschwitz?” Gerhard Weinberg…

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    Albert Einstein and the Atomic Bomb

    Walter Isaacson spoke about the relationship between Albert Einstein and the atomic bomb.  Mr. Isaacson is the author of Einstain: His Life and the Universe, published by Simon…

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