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  • World War II Clothes Rationing and Fashion Innovations
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    World War II Clothes Rationing and Fashion Innovations

    Poquoson High School, Virginia history teacher Becky Morrison and social studies teacher Irene Winchester gave an illustrated talk about World War II and clothes rationing. They explored…

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  • World War II Soviet Army
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    World War II Soviet Army

    Living history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the Soviet Union in World War II. Appearing at the annual Army Heritage Days event in…

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  • FDR and the Final Years of World War II 194345
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    FDR and the Final Years of World War II, 1943-45

    Historian Nigel Hamilton talked about the last book in his trilogy profiling President Franklin D. Roosevelt at war. War and Peace: FDR’s Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945 covers…

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  • World War II and Innovations in Art
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    World War II and Innovations in Art

    Lycée Français de New York bilingual school history teacher Rachelle Friedman gave an illustrated talk about innovations in art during World War II. She discussed and showed examples of…

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  • Washington Journal Mary Louise Roberts Discusses Her Book About DDay Through the Eyee of French Citizens
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    Author Mary Louise Roberts on D-Day and French Citizens

    Mary Louise Roberts, author of D-Day Through French Eyes: Normandy 1944, talked about the 75th anniversary on June 6, 2019 of the World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. On that day in…

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  • Washington Journal Alex Kershaw Discusses the 75th Anniversary of the DDay Invasion
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    Author Alex Kershaw on D-Day 75th Anniversary

    Alex Kershaw, author of The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led The Way to Victory in World War II, talked about the 75th anniversary on June 6, 2019, of the World War II D-Day invasion of…

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  • George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower
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    George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower

    Historian David Mills discussed the World War II military partnership between the U.S. Army’s chief of staff George Marshall and General Dwight D. Eisenhower and examined their tactical…

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    Glory in their Spirit

    Former Army transportation specialist Sandra Bolzenius talked about her book, Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army During World War II, in which she recalled the…

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  • emThe Washington Warem
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    The Washington War

    Historian James Lacey talked about his book, The Washington War: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Politics of Power That Won World War II, in which he recounted the infighting in the Roosevelt…

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  • emFour Hours of Furyem
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    Four Hours of Fury

    Paratrooper-turned-historian James Fenelon recounted World War II’s largest airborne operation, when 17,000 Allied paratroopers were dropped behind enemy lines in 1945.

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  • emThe Year Germany Lost the Warem
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    The Year Germany Lost the War

    Historian Andrew Nagorski examined the military decisions of the Allied and Axis powers in 1941 and how they affected the remainder of World War II.

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  • emSoaring to Gloryem
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    Soaring to Glory

    Tuskegee Airman Harry Stewart talked about his book, Soaring to Glory, in which he recalled his life and experiences in combat during World War II.

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  • USS Missouri
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    USS Missouri

    Resting in the waters of Pearl Harbor, where the events that brought the United States into World War II took place, the USS Missouri represents the final moments of the conflict. Meghan Rathbun gave a tour…

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    George Marshall

    Biographer David Roll talked about his book, George Marshall: Defender of the Republic, in which he recalled the life of military leader George Marshall, who served as President Franklin…

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  • July 10 1944 Combat Weekly Digest
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    July 10, 1944 Combat Weekly Digest

    Combat Weekly Digest was a World War II newsreel produced for the Army Air Forces from 1943-1945. This issue features scenes in Italy, France, the Admiralty Islands, and India. The films…

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  • Fort Missoula Alien Detention Camp
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    Fort Missoula Alien Detention Camp

    Author Carol Van Valkenburg shared the story of Missoula’s role in detaining Italian and Japanese men during World War II. Her book, An Alien Place: The Fort Missoula, Montana, Detention Camp 1941-1944,…

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  • George Morgan World War II DDay Interview
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    George Morgan World War II D-Day Interview

    World War II veteran George Morgan talked about his assignment with a Naval Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU), considered the forerunner of the Navy SEALs. Mr. Morgan reflected on his training in…

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  • Leonard Lomell DDay Oral History Interview
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    Leonard Lomell D-Day Oral History Interview

    World War II veteran Leonard Lomell was with the 2nd Ranger Battalion when he arrived in Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. In this interview recorded by the National World War II Museum in…

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  • Operation Overlord The First Day
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    Operation Overlord: The First Day

    Historian Alex Kershaw gave an illustrated talk about his book, The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II. Following his lecture, he moderated a…

    255 views
  • emMedical Service in the Invasion of Normandyem
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    Medical Service in the Invasion of Normandy

    This U.S. Army film details the logistics involved in treating wounded soldiers in the field, and in hospitals in England, during and after the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. From…

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