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    Book Discussion on The Nazi Hunters

    Andrew Nagorski talked about his book The Nazi Hunters, in which he profiles the men and women who continued to hunt down Nazi war criminals in the years following the Nuremberg and Dachau…

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    Book Discussion on The Nazi Titanic

    Robert Watson talked about his book The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II, in which he recalls the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona. Built in 1927…

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    Book Discussion on Commander in Chief

    Nigel Hamilton talked about his book Commander in Chief: FDR’s Battle with Churchill, 1943, in which he examines the strained relationship between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British…

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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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    That Last Bomb

    The Last Bomb is a 1945 War Department film documenting the final months of the B-29 super fortress air campaign against Japan. It concludes with the August 1945 atomic bombings of…

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    Know Your Ally

    This 1943 U.S. Office of War Information film that explores British culture and details events of the United Kingdom’s war against Nazi Germany. This is one in a series of training films…

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    Surviving the Holocaust in Amsterdam

    Holocaust survivor Louise Lawrence-Israels recalled going into hiding with her family after German forces invaded the Netherlands. Ms. Lawrence-Israels celebrated her second and third birthdays in an Amsterdam apartment…

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    USCGC Bramble

    Robert Klingler gave a tour of the USCGC Bramble, one of nearly 40 180-foot ships built for the Coast Guard during World War II. The ship now serves as a museum. Mr Klinger spoke about the ship’s historic…

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    World War II and American Internationalism

    Historians talk about World War II as a turning point in American foreign affairs, including the war’s influence on America’s internationalist policies.

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    Q&A with Arthur Herman

    Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Arthur Herman talked about his book, Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior.

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    Book Discussion on Hustling Hitler

    Walter Shapiro talked about his book Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer, in which he remembers his great-uncle Freeman Bernstein, who was arrested on February 18, 1937, for…

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    Book Discussion on Forgotten Fifteenth

    Barrett Tillman talked about his book, Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler’s War Machine, in which he recounts the U.S. Fifteenth Air Force’s military exploits during World…

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    Japanese-Americans During World War II

    George Takei talked about the treatment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. He spoke about his family being forced to leave their home and being sent to a racetrack, where they were…

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    George C. Marshall Papers

    The George C. Marshall Foundation hosted a ceremony to celebrate the publication of the seventh and final volume of the George Catlett Marshall Papers. George C. Marshall was the Army Chief…

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    Book Discussion on The Winter Fortress

    Neal Bascomb talked about his book The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb, in which he recalls the Nazis' race to build a nuclear bomb and the Allies'…

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    World War II Home Front

    Professor Kat Williams talked about women and life on the home front during World War II. She described the role of women in aiding the war effort in factories and military auxiliary units. She…

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    Book Discussion on MacArthur at War

    Walter Borneman talked about his book MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific, in which he examines General Douglas MacArthur’s leadership in the Pacific theater during World War II.…

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    Avenue of Spies

    Alex Kershaw talked about his book Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family’s Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris, in which he tells the story of the…

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    U.S. Rangers at Pointe Du Hoc

    Thomas Christianson talked about the U.S. Army Ranger’s landing at Pointe Du Hoc on D-Day. Lieutenant Colonel Christianson (Retired) told the story of “Rudder’s Rangers,” a battalion under…

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    United News Report on D-Day Invasion

    A U.S. Office of War Information report on D-Day, the June 6, 1944, Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II.

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