Watch Coverage of 2018 International Conference on World War II The National World War II Museum in New Orleans hosts its International Conference on World War II.

Program Segments

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    9:00 AM EST

    D-Day Invasion

    National World War II Museum President and CEO Emeritus Nick Mueller talked about D-Day, the 1944 allied invasion of Normandy, France, during World War II. This talk was part of the Museum’s 2018 annual international conference.

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    10:30 AM EST

    Japan's War, 1943-1945

    Historians discuss the Japanese strategy in World War II from 1943-1945. This talk was part of the National World War II Museum’s 2018 annual international conference.

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    12:01 PM EST

    Assessing Victory and Defeat

    Cathal Nolan explored how history assesses the victories and defeats of war. He is the author of The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost. This talk was part of the National World War II Museum’s 2018 annual international conference.

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    1:47 PM EST

    World War II Unheralded Commanders

    Historians discussed lesser known commanders of World War II. This talk was part of the National World War II Museum’s 2018 annual international conference.

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    3:31 PM EST

    Germany's World War II Defeat

    National World War II Museum senior historian Robert Citino and James Holland, author of “Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War II” discussed the actions that led to Germany’s World War II defeat, exploring the strategic and political aspects of their military campaign. The program was a part of a conference on World War II hosted by the National World War II Museum.

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    5:01 PM EST

    World War II Lessons Learned

    Historian and author Gerhard Weinberg talked about the lessons learned from World War II. This talk was part of the National World War II Museum’s 2018 annual international conference.

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    12:00 AM EST

    International Conference on World War II, Part 6

    The National World War II Museum in New Orleans hosts its International Conference on World War II.