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  • 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…

    604 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…

    485 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…

    824 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…

    691 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…

    369 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…

    1,147 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…

    362 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…

    680 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…

    521 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.

    470 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…

    228 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…

    519 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…

    828 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…

    500 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…

    360 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…

    238 views
  • Discussion on the Prelude 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 leading up to World War I. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Professor McMeekin was…

    759 views
  • Discussion on the East Coast of the US During World War I
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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…

    334 views
  • Archeology of the Western Front
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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…

    597 views
  • World War I Centennial Symposium
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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…

    937 views
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