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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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    Prelude to World War I

    Sean McMeekin, author of July 1914: Countdown to War, talked about the events leading up to World War I. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Professor McMeekin was…

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    East Coast of the U.S. During World War I

    Maritime archeologist Joseph Hoyt talked about discoveries of the many World War I actions that took place off the East Coast of the United States. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I…

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    Archeology of the Western Front

    Andrew Robertshaw talked about archeological explorations of World War I sites. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I Centennial Symposium was held in partnership with the Hampton Roads…

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    World War I Centennial Symposium

    Christopher Kolakowski made welcoming remarks to the second day of a World War I symposium and then Professor Orr spoke about the realities of war and read from the writings of soldiers. The…

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    Legacy of World War I Panel Discussion

    Panelists discussed the legacy of World War I. Then Mr. Kolakowski made closing remarks. “Legacies of the Great War” was the final panel of the MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I…

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    U.S. Navy 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. He responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    England, German, Russia, and World War I

    Catrine Clay talked about the relationships among royal cousins George V of England, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and Nicholas II of Russia on the eve of World War I. The MacArthur…

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    World War I Centennial Symposium, Introduction

    As part of the introduction to a symposium on the World War I centennial, professor Maura Hametz talked about the historical background of World War I. The introduction also included a color…

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    Interview on King, Kaiser, Tsar

    Catrine Clay, author of King, Kaiser, Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War, talked about the family story of British King George V, German Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Russian Tsar…

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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…

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