Roosevelt's Role in Preparing for D-Day

Nigel Hamilton talked about President Roosevelt’s role in preparing the allied forces for the D-Day invasion of Normandy. He… read more

Nigel Hamilton talked about President Roosevelt’s role in preparing the allied forces for the D-Day invasion of Normandy. He argued that Roosevelt, by pushing for earlier military operations such as the North African campaign, ensured that the allied forces would be combat-hardened and prepared for D-Day. Mr. Hamilton is the author of, The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum hosted this event. 

In 2014, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum hosted multiple events to mark the 70th Anniversary of the June 6th, 1944, D-Day invasion of Nazi occupied France. close

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  • Kim Barbieri Specialist Eisenhower (Dwight) Presidential Library and Museum->Education
  • Nigel Hamilton Senior Fellow University of Massachusetts, Boston->McCormack (John W. ) Graduate School of Policy Studies

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Roosevelt's Role in Preparing for D-Day

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Program ID:
319420-4
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Abilene, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Aug 24, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2014

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  • Aug 24, 2014 | 4:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 2:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2014 | 8:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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