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  • Harry Truman in World War I and US Military Rivalries
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    Harry Truman in World War I and U.S. Military Rivalries

    Former U.S. Marine Corps historian and archivist Michael Miller discussed Harry Truman’s views of the U.S. Marine Corps, which he argued were first formed during his service as an Army…

    205 views
  • George C Marshall and World War I
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    George C. Marshall and World War I

    Jeffrey Kozak explores how George C. Marshall’s First World War experiences with military logistics helped prepare him for his assignment as Army Chief of Staff during World War II. Mr. Kozak is…

    353 views
  • Douglas MacArthurs Leadership from World War I to World War II
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    Douglas MacArthur's Leadership from World War I to World War II

    MacArthur Memorial Archivist James Zobel talked about Douglas MacArthur’s early military career; his combat service during the First World War, his time as Superintendent at West Point and his…

    414 views
  • Dwight Eisenhower and World War I
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    Dwight Eisenhower and World War I

    Joint Forces Staff College professor Keith Dickson talked about the early military career of Dwight Eisenhower, his stateside training of World War I troops, his extensive work with tanks,…

    400 views
  • emMacArthurs Spiesem
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    MacArthur's Spies

    Peter Eisner talked about his book MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II, in which he recalls the contingent of Filipinos and…

    812 views
  • LeadUp to the Battle of Midway
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    Lead-Up to the Battle of Midway

    Author Walter Borneman talked about the lead-up to the Battle of Midway, including the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor just six months earlier, and the backgrounds and performance of U.S. naval…

    709 views
  • Japanese Perspective on the Battle of Midway
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    Japanese Perspective on the Battle of Midway

    Author Anthony Tully gave the Japanese perspective on the Battle of Midway. The battle took place June 4-7, 1942, in the Pacific Theater of World War II and resulted in a decisive naval victory…

    2,637 views
  • US Navy Pilots at the Battle of Midway
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    U.S. Navy Pilots at the Battle of Midway

    Timothy Orr talked about the experiences of the U.S. pilots who attacked the Japanese fleet during the Battle of Midway. The battle took place June 4-7, 1942, in the Pacific Theater of World War…

    1,058 views
  • Codebreaking and the Battle of Midway
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    Codebreaking and the Battle of Midway

    Elliot Carlson talked about the key role played by U.S. codebreakers during the Battle of Midway. The battle took place June 4-7, 1942, in the Pacific Theater of World War II and resulted in a…

    670 views
  • Symposium Reflects on 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway
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    Battle of Midway 75th Anniversary

    American History TV presented coverage of a symposium marking the 75th Anniversary of the World War II Battle of Midway. The Battle of Midway took place June 4-7, 1942, in the Pacific Theater of World…

    1,497 views
  • Life and Career of Douglas MacArthur Part 2
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    Life and Career of Douglas MacArthur, Part 2

    Christopher Kolakowski gave a tour of the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia, and talked about five-star General Douglas MacArthur, who commanded Allied Forces in the Pacific during World…

    523 views
  • Life and Career of Douglas MacArthur Part 1
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    Life and Career of Douglas MacArthur, Part 1

    Christopher Kolakowski gave a tour of the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia, and talked about five-star General Douglas MacArthur, who commanded Allied Forces in the Pacific during World…

    826 views
  • US Women Spies in the Philippines During World War II
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    U.S. Women Spies in the Philippines During World War II

    Professor Theresa Kaminski talked about her book, Angels of the Underground: The American Women who Resisted the Japanese in the Philippines in World War II. She spoke about four American…

    809 views
  • General MacArthur as a Military Commander
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    General MacArthur as a Military Commander

    Walter Borneman spoke about Allied General Douglas MacArthur’s evolution as a military commander. Mr. Borneman is the author of MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific.

    610 views
  • World War II Campaign in New Guinea
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    World War II Campaign in New Guinea

    James Duffy talked about Allied General Douglas MacArthur’s campaign to retake New Guinea from Japanese forces during World War II. Mr. Duffy is the author of War at the End of the World: Douglas…

    291 views
  • Discussion on Japan During World War I
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    Japan During World War I

    Frederick Dickinson, author of World War I and the Triumph of a New Japan, 1919-1930, talked about Japan’s military involvement and rise as a global power during World War I. He described Japan…

    592 views
  • Discussion on Events Leading up to World War I
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    Prelude to World War I

    Sean McMeekin, author of July 1914: Countdown to War, talked about the events that led up to World War I and how things might have turned out differently. He argued against the idea that an arms…

    966 views
  • Discussion on the Battle of the Marne
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    1914 Battle of the Marne

    Holger Herwig, author of The Marne, 1914: The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the World, talked about how the battle prevented a quick German victory. He also spoke about…

    612 views
  • Discussion on State Militias Units in World War I
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    State Militia Units in World War I

    Nimrod Frazer, author of Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division, talked about state militias serving in World War I. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I…

    396 views
  • Discussion on Navy Secretary Josephus Daniels in World War I
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    Navy Secretary Josephus Daniels in World War I

    Lee Craig, author of Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times, talked about the World War I secretary of the Navy and the U.S. Navy’s wartime role. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I…

    294 views
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