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  • Road to Berlin Part 2
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    Road to Berlin, Part 2

    Keith Huxen gave a tour of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, and talked about the “Road to Berlin” exhibit. This second of a two-part program tells the story of…

    793 views
  • Road to Berlin Part 1
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    Road to Berlin, Part 1

    Keith Huxen gave a tour of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, and talked about the “Road to Berlin” exhibit. Beginning with the Allied invasion of North Africa,…

    994 views
  • emThe War Ends in Europeem
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    The War Ends in Europe

    This 1945 United News reel about Victory in Europe day includes clips of the signing of the surrender and President Truman making the official statement.

    499 views
  • emWelcome Homeem
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    Welcome Home

    Anticipating the return home of millions of service men and women after World War II, this film surveys the challenges they faced during years of war, their creative methods of coping, the…

    69 views
  • 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…

    840 views
  • emThe Splendid and the Vileem
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    The Splendid and the Vile

    Erik Larson looked at Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s leadership during the London Blitz. This was a virtual event hosted by Future Tense, a partnership of New America, Slate, and…

    756 views
  • World War II M4 Sherman Tank
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    World War II M4 Sherman Tank

    Retired U.S. Army Colonel and living history hobbyist Alexander Kose explains the history of the M4 Sherman tank and demonstrates how it works. The most commonly used American tank in World…

    1,138 views
  • emVictory Roundupem
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    Victory Round-up

    This U.S. Office of War Information newsreel reports on events relating to VE Day - the May 8, 1945, surrender of Nazi Germany. German generals are shown signing the unconditional surrender…

    69 views
  • 101st Airborne World War II Living History Camp
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    101st Airborne World War II Living History Camp

    C-SPAN toured reconstructed World War II U.S. Army Airborne Division barracks with living history enthusiast Greg Henesy. Mr. Henesy showed vehicles and detailed the 150 pounds of equipment…

    487 views
  • May 1945 United Newsreel
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    May 1945 United Newsreel

    This U.S. Office of War Information newsreel reports on a May Day parade in Moscow, the capture of several top Nazi leaders, the liberation and destruction of the Bergen-Belsen…

    240 views
  • American Cartoons in World War II
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    American Cartoons in World War II

    Pace University professor Durahn Taylor taught a class on American cartoons in World War II and the ways they supported - and even influenced - the war effort. He shows superhero comics…

    1,419 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…

    1,329 views
  • emArmy in Action  The Spreading Holocaustem
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    Army in Action - The Spreading Holocaust

    Episode four of a 10-part U.S. Army documentary from 1965 tells the story of America’s entry into World World II beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor through the November, 1942 invasion of North Africa. The…

    144 views
  • Neutrality and World War I America
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    Neutrality and World War I America

    University of Minnesota Professor Saje Mathieu taught a class about “neutrality” and what that concept meant in World War I America. She explained how neutrality did not mean inactivity, as…

    627 views
  • emThe Trial of Adolf Hitlerem
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    The Trial of Adolf Hitler

    David King talked about his book The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany, in which he recounts Adolf Hitler’s trial for high treason in February, 1924, which…

    1,767 views
  • Norman Hatch Oral History Interview Part 2
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    Norman Hatch Oral History Interview, Part 2

    World War II veteran Norman Hatch talked about his time serving as a cameraman for the Marine Corps. Mr. Hatch supervised part of the team that recorded the second flag-raising on Mount…

    22 views
  • emArmy in Action  The Victoryem
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    Army in Action - The Victory

    Episode eight of a 10-part U.S. Army documentary from 1965 brings the story of World War II to a conclusion by documenting European and Pacific theater operations from October 1944 through the surrender of…

    141 views
  • emArmy in Action  The Tide Turnsem
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    Army in Action - The Tide Turns

    Episode seven of a 10-part U.S. Army documentary from 1965 examines World War II in the year 1944, from Pacific Island campaigns to the D-Day invasion, liberation of Paris, and first incursions into…

    98 views
  • emArmy in Action  Global Warem
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    Army in Action - Global War

    Episode six of a 10-part U.S. Army documentary from 1965 tells the story of World War II beginning with the July, 1943 Allied invasion of Sicily to operations in the Pacific, to the invasion of southern…

    825 views
  • emArmy in Action  The Slumbering Giant Awakesem
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    Army in Action - The Slumbering Giant Awakes

    Episode five of a 10-part U.S. Army documentary from 1965 covers World World II from approximately one year after the December 1941 Pearl Harbor attack to the Allied invasion of Sicily in the summer of 1943.…

    124 views
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