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  • Discussion on DDay
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    Discussion on D-Day

    Historians Antony Beevor, Rick Atkinson, Douglas Brinkley, and Susan Eisenhower discussed D-Day at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

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  • emLes Parisiennesem
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    Les Parisiennes

    Anne Sebba provided a history of women in Paris under Nazi occupation during World War II. She spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

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  • Women During World War II
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    Women During World War II

    Texas Woman’s University Professor Katherine Landdeck taught a class about the ways American women contributed to the World War II effort. She detailed the expectations for women on the…

    417 views
  • emWith the Marines at Tarawaem
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    With the Marines at Tarawa

    This documentary about the November 1943 Battle of Tarawa was filmed by U.S. Marine cameramen and won the 1944 Academy Award for best documentary short. About 18,000 Marines made an…

    312 views
  • Recovering Soldiers Remains on Tarawa
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    Recovering Soldiers' Remains on Tarawa

    On November 20, 1943, 18,000 U.S. Marines landed on the Pacific island of Tarawa, occupied by Japan. After three days of combat, more than 1,000 U.S. troops had died and about 2,000 were wounded.…

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  • Battle of Manila
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    Battle of Manila

    Author James Scott described General Douglas MacArthur’s return to the Philippines during World War II, the Japanese resistance and the atrocities committed against the Filipino civilians. Mr. Scott is…

    315 views
  • Antony Beevor on World War II
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    Antony Beevor on World War II

    Military historian Antony Beevor provided a history of World War II. He spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    438 views
  • World War II Commanders Trained During World War I
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    World War II Commanders Trained During World War I

    In this program, we heard from historians about the World War II commanders whose World War I experiences shaped them as leaders. This talk was part of a three-day conference hosted by the…

    180 views
  • Battles of Hurtgen Forest and Peleliu
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    Battles of Hurtgen Forest and Peleliu

    Historians Rick Atkinson and Richard Frank talked about two World War II battles -  Hurtgen Forest and Peleliu, which both resulted in high American casualties. They talked about whether…

    394 views
  • Rick Atkinson on the US Army in World War II
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    Rick Atkinson on the U.S. Army in World War II

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson recalled the U.S. Army’s actions during World War II. He spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    396 views
  • emThe Battle of Arnhemem
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    The Battle of Arnhem

    Military historian Antony Beevor provided a history of the Battle of Arnhem, a failed Allied operation that resulted in the deaths of 17,000 soldiers in September 1944.

    995 views
  • US War Against Japan 19441945
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    U.S. War Against Japan, 1944-1945

    Villanova history Professor Marc Gallicchio talked about his book, Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944 to 1945. Co-authored with World War II veteran Waldo Heinrichs, the book won the…

    244 views
  • World War II Incarceration of Japanese Americans
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    World War II Incarceration of Japanese Americans

    Retired Los Angeles County Judge Lance Ito talked about the struggles of Japanese Americans forced into remote internment camps during WWII. Judge Ito told stories about his parents, who…

    358 views
  • Assessing Victory and Defeat
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    Assessing Victory and Defeat

    Cathal Nolan explored how history assesses the victories and defeats of war. He is the author of The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost. This talk was part of the…

    438 views
  • USS Missouri
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    USS Missouri

    Resting in the waters of Pearl Harbor, where the events that brought the United States into World War II took place, the USS Missouri represents the final moments of the conflict. Meghan Rathbun gave a tour…

    331 views
  • World War II Lessons Learned
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    World War II Lessons Learned

    Historian and author Gerhard Weinberg talked about the lessons learned from World War II. This talk was part of the National World War II Museum’s 2018 annual international conference.

    378 views
  • Germanys World War II Defeat
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    Germany's World War II Defeat

    National World War II Museum senior historian Robert Citino and James Holland, author of “Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War II” discussed the actions that led to Germany’s World…

    639 views
  • Japans War 19431945
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    Japan's War, 1943-1945

    Historians discuss the Japanese strategy in World War II from 1943-1945. This talk was part of the National World War II Museum’s 2018 annual international conference.

    332 views
  • emThe Tango Warem
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    The Tango War

    Journalist Mary Jo McConahay provided a history of Latin American involvement in World War II, as both the Allied and the Axis powers vied for its support.

    863 views
  • em1941em
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    1941

    Marc Wortman talked about his book 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War, in which he examines America’s secret forays into World War II prior to the attack on…

    1,362 views
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