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  • US World War II Strategy
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    U.S. World War II Strategy

    Professor David Kennedy talked about U.S. World War II strategy. The Friends of the National World War II Memorial hosted this event.

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  • World War II Veterans Discussion
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    World War II Veterans Discussion

    World War II veterans recalled their combat experiences and explained why it is important to continue discussions with students. This event was a part of the Friends of the National World…

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  • Career of General George Marshall
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    Career of General George Marshall

    Josiah Bunting talked about the career of General George C. Marshall, the U.S. Army chief of staff who oversaw Allied strategy during World War II. He also served as Secretary of State and…

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  • LeadUp to Pearl Harbor
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    Lead-Up to Pearl Harbor

    Craig Symonds talked about events that occurred in the Pacific region leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, including the Second Sino-Japanese War that started in 1937, and the…

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  • Senator John McCain Delivers Pearl Harbor Anniversary Remarks
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    World War II Memorial Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) provided keynote remarks the Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary Ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Elliott Roosevelt III, the great-grandson of…

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  • World War II Memorial Veterans Day Ceremony
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    World War II Memorial Veterans Day Ceremony

    In honor of Veterans Day, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial co-hosted a ceremony with the National Park Service at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall. The keynote…

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  • Victory Over Japan Day Anniversary
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    Victory Over Japan Day Anniversary

    Speakers participated in a ceremony marking the 71st anniversary of Victory over Japan Day in front of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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  • 2015 GuggenheimLehrman Prize in Military History
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    2015 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

    The 2015 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, worth $50,000, was awarded on March 21, 2016, in New York City. Finalists for the prize participated in a panel discussion about their books prior to the…

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  • Tom Brokaw on the Legacy of the Greatest Generation
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    Tom Brokaw on the Legacy of the Greatest Generation

    Tom Brokaw talked about some of the important ideas produced by members of the “Greatest Generation,” a term he coined and the title of his bestselling book. Mr. Brokaw argued that because members of…

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  • Victory Over Japan Day Commemoration
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    V-J Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration

    A ceremony was held at the National World War II Memorial commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Allied Forces Victory in the Pacific and the effective end of World War II. The Empire of Japan formally…

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  • World War II Victory in Europe 70th Anniversary Ceremony
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    World War II Victory in Europe 70th Anniversary Ceremony

    Dignitaries and veterans commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe at a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Speakers included White…

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  • 2014 GuggenheimLehrman Prize in Military History
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    2014 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

    The 2014 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, worth $50,000, was awarded on March 23, 2015, in New York City. Finalists for the prize read selections from their books prior to the…

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  • Inaugural GuggenheimLehrman Prize in Military History
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    Inaugural Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

    The inaugural Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, worth $50,000, was awarded on March 17, 2014, in New York City. Finalists for the prize read selections from their books prior to the…

    650 views
  • emConquered into Libertyem
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    Conquered into Liberty

    The New-York Historical Society hosts Eliot Cohen, author of Conquered into Liberty: Two Centuries of Battles along the Great Warpath that Made the American Way of War. Cohen teaches at Johns Hopkins…

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  • General Ulysses S Grant and the Army of the Potomac
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    General Ulysses S. Grant and the Army of the Potomac

    Two historians discussed the generalship of Ulysses S. Grant. They focus on Grant’s efforts in leading the Union Army of the Potomac against Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, and talk…

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  • LesserKnown US Presidents
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    Lesser-Known U.S. Presidents

    Historian Arthur Schlesinger, editor of Times Books' “American Presidents Series,” moderated a panel discussion of the lives of some of America’s lesser-known presidents. The panelists were…

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  • emUlysses S Grantem
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    Ulysses S. Grant

    Mr. Bunting discussed his biography Ulysses S. Grant, published by Times Books. He argued that Grant’s tenure as U.S. President has been undervalued by historians, who overlooked the many…

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  • Sexual Misconduct Report
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    Sexual Misconduct Report

    Witnesses testified regarding sexual misconduct at the U.S. Air Force Academy, focusing on the Air Force Academy Sexual Misconduct Review Panel’s recently released final report. The…

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  • Air Force Sexual Misconduct Report
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    Air Force Sexual Misconduct Report

    Members of a review panel spoke to reporters about their investigation into and report on allegations of sexual misconduct and assault at the Air Force Academy. The report criticized…

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  • Sexual Misconduct Allegations
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    Panel members talked about their investigation into charges of sexual misconduct and rape at the U.S. Air Force Academy and new allegations of recent cases. They also talked about reviews…

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