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    Battle of Midway 72nd Anniversary

    Representatives from the Navy, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps spoke at a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway. The talked about the challenges confronted by…

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    World War II and the D-Day Invasion

    Craig Symonds talked about the logistics and strategies behind Operation Neptune, the plan responsible for the World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. On D-Day, June 6, 1944,…

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    Book Discussion on The Burning Shore

    Ed Offley talked about his book, The Burning Shore: How Hitler’s U-Boats Brought World War II to America, in which he recalls the German U-Boat offensive along America’s east…

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    Medal of Honor

    Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha (Ret.), recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award for valor, talked about his actions in the 2009 Battle of Kamdesh in…

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    Korean War Marines

    Two Korean War veterans talked about the 60th anniversary of the Korean War and their experiences as marines in Korea. This event was part of the American Veterans Center Annual…

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    Tuskegee Airmen

    Several of the original Tuskegee Airmen talked about their experience in World War II and the obstacles they faced. This event was part of the American Veterans Center Annual…

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    Serving in World War II

    The only surviving Navajo Code Talker and a fighter pilot from World War II talk about how they were drafted and their experiences in the war.

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    Rescue Mission of the USS Kirk

    Jan Herman, historian and author of The Lucky Few: The Fall of Saigon and the Rescue Mission of the USS Kirk, talked about the USS Kirk’s humanitarian mission to rescue refugees…

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    Book Discussion on Zumwalt

    Author Larry Berman talked about his book, Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell “Bud” Zumwalt, Jr., in which he reports on the military career of the commander of…

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    Book Discussion on In the Shadow of Greatness

    Members of the 2002 U.S. Naval Academy graduating class spoke about the book In the Shadow of Greatness: Voices of Leadership, Sacrifice, and Service from America’s Longest War, which…

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    Book Discussion on If by Sea

    George Daughn talked about his book If by Sea: The Forging of the American Navy, from the Revolution to the War of 1812. He contended that several Founding Fathers rejected the creation of…

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    70th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway was fought between June 4th and June 7th, 1942, about six months after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The battle resulted in a U.S. victory over the Japanese,…

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    Book Discussion on Service: A Navy SEAL at War

    Marcus Luttrell talked about his service in Iraq and adds new details to what happened to him during Operation Redwing in Afghanistan, the original account of which he wrote about in his…

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    Battle of Midway 68th Anniversary

    Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead spoke at a ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the Battle of Midway where nine survivors of the battle were honored. More…

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    Book Discussion on A Dawn Like Thunder

    Former Representative Robert Mrazek talked about his book A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight (Little, Brown and Company; December 8, 2008). During World War II…

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    Book Discussion on Battle Ready

    Mr. Clancy and General Zinni (ret.) talked about their book, Battle Ready, published by Putnam Publishing Group. In the book, the fourth volume in Mr. Clancy’s…

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    Book Discussion on The Conquerors

    Mr. Beschloss talked about his book The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler’s Germany, 1941-1945, published by Simon and Schuster. The book details…

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    Korean War Armistice 40th Anniversary

    U.S. military personnel honored those who gave their lives in the Korean conflict during a ceremony in Washington. Mr. Miller, military leaders and Korean veterans spoke about the…

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