American Veterans Center Conference 2013

9:00AM The Greatest Generation - A Conversation with Veterans of the
Second World WAR
George Klein, veteran of the 2nd Ranger Battalion on… read more

9:00AM The Greatest Generation - A Conversation with Veterans of the

Second World WAR

George Klein, veteran of the 2nd Ranger Battalion on D-Day

Major Norman T. Hatch - Marine Corps cinematographer and winner of the Academy Award for the documentary, With the

Marines at Tarawa . His crew was responsible for capturing on film the legendary flag raising on Iwo Jima.

Captain Max Duncan - Decorated Torpedo and Gunner officer on the USS Barb , the submarine responsible for sinking more

enemy tonnage than any other during the war. Her skipper, Eugene B. Fluckey, was awarded the Medal of Honor, and in a

daring raid several of its crew led the only ground-based combat operation on the Japanese home islands.

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9:45AM WWII: The Pacific

Featuring:

Donald Mates - Marine Corps veteran of Guam and Iwo Jima, whose friend and platoon mate - Jimmy Trimble, one of

baseball s top young prospects - was killed next to him in hand to hand combat.

Frank Hall - Marine veteran of several campaigns across the Pacific, including Bougainville, Guam, and Iwo Jima. close

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 29, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 4, 2014

Airing Details

  • Dec 29, 2013 | 10:25am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2013 | 9:25pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2013 | 12:25am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2014 | 5:23pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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