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  • emAloneem
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    Alone

    Michael Korda talked about his book Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory, in which he recalls the evacuation of over 300,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, in…

    1,425 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emKorematsu v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

    Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu V. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the…

    10,700 views
  • emThe Trial of Adolf Hitlerem
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    The Trial of Adolf Hitler

    David King talked about his book The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany, in which he recounts Adolf Hitler’s trial for high treason in February, 1924, which…

    575 views
  • emCountdown to Pearl Harborem
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    Countdown to Pearl Harbor

    Steve Twomey talked about his book Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, in which he provides a history of the twelve days leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl…

    510 views
  • 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…

    571 views
  • President Trump Meets with USS Arizona Survivors
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    President Trump Meeting with USS Arizona Survivors

    President Trump met with service members of the USS Arizona, who survived the Dec 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor attack, in the Oval Office. Survivors being honored included Ken Potts, Donald…

    491 views
  • Jewish Refugees on the St Louis
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    Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

    Historians from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum talked about the journey of the St. Louis and the fate of its passengers. In 1939, some 900 Jewish refugees sailed from Hamburg, Germany,…

    384 views
  • emChurchill Roosevelt  Companyem
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    Churchill, Roosevelt & Company

    Lewis Lehrman talked about his book, Churchill, Roosevelt & Company: Studies in Character and Statecraft, on the parallel lives of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President…

    381 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…

    464 views
  • Portland Japanese Garden
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    Portland Japanese Garden

    Steve Bloom talked about the history of Portland’s Japanese Garden. Established in 1963, the garden was developed to provide residents a place of beauty and serenity to help heal the wounds from World War…

    496 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…

    737 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…

    666 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…

    358 views
  • DDay and Omaha Beach
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    D-Day and Omaha Beach

    Professor Adrian Lewis talked about about Omaha Beach and the 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy, France, during World War II. He described the German and Allied military strategies as well as…

    740 views
  • The Battle of Midway
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    The Battle of Midway

    Veterans of World War II talked about their experiences at the Battle of Midway. They stressed the importance of the American victory and how it signified a turning point in the war with…

    476 views
  • Reel America emAppointment in Tokyoem September 2 1945
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    Appointment in Tokyo

    This 1945 U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the course of World War II in the Pacific theater, from the Japanese invasion of the Philippines through the surrender ceremony on board the…

    662 views
  • Reel America The Battle of Midway and John Ford
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    The Battle of Midway and John Ford

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Ford and the 18 minute documentary he made for the U.S. Navy about the Battle of…

    901 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…

    1,100 views
  • Career of General George Marshall
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    Career of General George Marshall

    Josiah Bunting talked about the career of General George C. Marshall, the U.S. Army chief of staff who oversaw Allied strategy during World War II. He also served as Secretary of State and…

    399 views
  • emThe Jersey Brothersem
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    The Jersey Brothers

    Sally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at…

    371 views
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