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  • Lessons Learned from the Battle of Kasserine Pass
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    Lessons Learned from the Battle of Kasserine Pass

    A panel of historians took audience questions and discussed lessons learned by the American military as a result of their defeat at the Battle of Kasserine Pass in 1943. This panel was the…

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  • World War II Siege of Budapest
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    World War II Siege of Budapest

    Military historian Sean Kalic talked about the significance of the World War II Siege of Budapest, Hungary. The Soviet Red Army and Romanian Army encircled the city trapping about about…

    216 views
  • Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview
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    Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview

    Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) talked about growing up in Hawaii, witnessing the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how that event affected native Hawaiians and led to the Senator’s service in the…

    223 views
  • emFields of Battleem
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    Fields of Battle

    Sports reporter Brian Curtis retraced the lives of the 1942 Rose Bowl players and their entry into World War II.

    605 views
  • Robert Harris Discusses 1938 ChamberlainHitler Munich Summit
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    Munich

    Novelist Robert Harris explored the 1938 meeting between British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlin and Adolf Hitler that granted territory in Czechoslovakia and many of its resources to…

    1,815 views
  • World War II and Civil Rights
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    World War II and Civil Rights

    Professor Charles McKinney talked about early civil rights efforts during the World War II era. He described movements to end segregation and court cases challenging “separate but equal”…

    570 views
  • NaziEra American Relief and Rescue Workers
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    Nazi-Era American Relief and Rescue Workers

    Holocaust historian Debórah Dwork recalled the efforts made by American humanitarian workers as they attempted to help European Jews flee the rapidly expanding Nazi empire during World War…

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  • General George Patton and the 1943 Battle of El Guettar
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    General George Patton and the 1943 Battle of El Guettar

    Military historian Leo Barron talked about how General George Patton commanded troops in the Battle of El Guettar, which happened about a month after the February 1943 U.S. defeat in the Battle of Kasserine…

    365 views
  • World War II Battalion Commanders in the Mediterranean Theater
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    World War II Battalion Commanders in the Mediterranean Theater

    Steven Barry discussed the role of battalion commanders during the World War II North Africa campaign. He is the author of Battalion Commanders at War: U.S. Army Tactical Leadership in the…

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  • World War II Battle of Kasserine Pass
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    World War II Battle of Kasserine Pass

    Military historian Robert Citino talked about the events leading up to and during the 1943 Battle of Kasserine Pass in Tunisia. It was the first time the U.S. Army fought against German and…

    320 views
  • Recollections of a Tuskegee Airman
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    Recollections of a Tuskegee Airman

    Jeremy Paul Amick, author of Together As One: Legacy of James Shipley, World War II Tuskegee Airman, joined the subject of his book, now a 94-year-old veteran, to talk about his wartime…

    333 views
  • Battle for North Africa During World War II
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    Battle for North Africa During World War II

    Meredith Hindley talked about her book, Destination Casablanca: Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in World War II, in which she recalls the events leading to Operation…

    400 views
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    George Kennan: A Study of Character

    John Lukacs talked about his biography, George Kennan: A Study of Character, published by Yale University Press. Lukacs recounted the life of diplomat and historian George Kennan (1904-2005) who…

    1,003 views
  • US World War II Strategy
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    U.S. World War II Strategy

    Professor David Kennedy talked about U.S. World War II strategy. The Friends of the National World War II Memorial hosted this event.

    573 views
  • emThe Last Fighter Pilotem
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    The Last Fighter Pilot

    World War II veteran Jerry Yellin talked about his book The Last Fighter Pilot, in which he recalls his bombing missions over Japan from April to August of 1945.

    1,227 views
  • emOur Germansem
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    Our Germans

    In his book, Our Germans: Project Paperclip and the National Security State, Brian Crim explained the secret government operation used to smuggle Nazi scientists into the U.S. and the reaction of the…

    509 views
  • Former Senator Bob Dole Awarded Congressional Gold Medal
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    Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (R-KS) received the Congressional Gold Medal from House and Senate leaders in recognition of the former presidential candidate’s service as a soldier,…

    3,873 views
  • Ernest Hemingway John Dos Passos and World War I
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    Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, and World War I

    Steve Paul and James McGrath Morris discussed the deeds of authors Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos during World War I, and how the War effected their writing. Both writers served in…

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    The Second World Wars

    Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book The Second World Wars, in which he recounts the key battles of World War II. He spoke with Rich Lowry.

    4,449 views
  • JapaneseAmericans in San Jose California
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    Japanese-Americans in San Jose, California

    Jimi Yamaichi gave a tour of the Japanese-American Museum of San Jose, which has a full scale recreation of a barracks room where displaced Japanese Americans were forced to live during World War II. On…

    167 views
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