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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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    Book Discussion on The Mantle of Command

    Nigel Hamilton, talked about his book, The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942, in which he recalls President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s military command during World War II and his…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Raoul Wallenberg

    Congress posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg for saving tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. He was detained by…

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    Birth of the 1st Air Commando Group

    Dennis Okerstrom talked about his upcoming book, Project 9: The Birth of the Air Commandos in World War II, about a secret team that was a forerunner to modern special forces units. He…

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    Eisenhower's Decision to Begin D-Day Invasion

    Timothy Rives talked about the night Eisenhower decided to proceed with the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Mr. Rives argued that what Eisenhower said, who was present, and what time…

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    The Battle of San Pietro and John Huston

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Huston and The Battle of San Pietro, a documentary he made for the U.S. Army about a…

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    Life on the Home Front During World War II

    Wives and children of World War II soldiers talked about working for the war effort on the home front during the 1940s. They spoke about writing letters to enlisted men abroad, how schools…

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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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    Thunderbolt and William Wyler

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about William Wyler and Thunderbolt, a documentary Mr. Wyler made for the U.S. Army Air…

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    The Battle of Midway and John Ford

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Ford and the 18 minute documentary he made for the U.S. Navy about the Battle of…

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    St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust

    Scott Miller talked about his book, Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust, in which he details the fate of the passengers of the transatlantic ocean liner…

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    The True Glory and George Stevens

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, spoke about George Stevens and his film, The True Glory. Mr. Stevens was with the invading army on…

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    1944 Documentary D-Day to Germany

    The 1944 documentary D-Day to Germany was shot, edited, and narrated by Jack Lieb, a “News of the Day” correspondent who was assigned to cover the invasion of France. He…

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    D-Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration

    A ceremony was held at the National World War II memorial to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. Professor Craig Symonds, author of Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and…

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    Craig Symonds on D-Day

    Craig Symonds talked by remote video from New York City about the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. In his book, Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings,…

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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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    General Eisenhower's D-Day Message

    General Dwight Eisenhower, supreme commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces, delivered a message of encouragement to the soldiers, sailors, and airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force…

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    Open Phones on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on 70th Anniversary of the World War II D-Day invasion live from the National World War II Memorial. Video clips were shown.

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    D-Day 70th Anniversary Ouistreham International Ceremony

    French President Francois Hollande spoke at ceremony in Ouistreham, France, marking the 70th Anniversary of the World War II D-Day invasion. President Obama and other world leaders and…

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