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  • 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…

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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…

    781 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…

    687 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…

    2,341 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…

    1,011 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…

    587 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…

    1,441 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…

    507 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…

    816 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…

    776 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.

    602 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…

    289 views
  • emEscape From Davaoem
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    Escape From Davao

    John D. Lukacs recalls the escape of ten American POWs from the Japanese prison camp, the Davao Penal Colony on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on April 4, 1943. The imprisoned…

    988 views