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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 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…

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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…

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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 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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    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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    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…

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    Holocaust Survivor Anna Grosz

    Holocaust survivor Anna Grosz recalled her family’s experiences after Hungary annexed a portion of Romania that included their hometown, and then imposed anti-Semitic laws. The…

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    Evacuation of Civilians

    This 1945 U.S. Army training film instructs soldiers and military police on how to protect, care for, and process refugees during World War II.

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    Female World War II Pilots Burial at Arlington

    House members passed a bill unanimously (385-0) to let female World War II Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS) be interred in Arlington Cemetery. A law passed in 1977 allows women…

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    RMS Queen Mary

    John Thomas gave a tour of the RMS Queen Mary, a 1930s luxury passenger ship, and talked about its history. The ship was in service for thirty-one years and was converted to a troop…

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    Book Discussion on Fighting Fear

    Claudine Burnett talked about her book Fighting Fear: Long Beach, CA in the 1940s, in which she reveals the fears and concerns of Long Beach, California, residents during World War II and…

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    Book Discussion on Capturing the German Eye

    Cora Goldstein talked about her book Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany, in which she talks about America’s use of visual propaganda in Germany…

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    Book Discussion on Rose the Riveter in Long Beach

    Gerrie Schipske talked about her book Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach, in which she discusses women’s contributions to the World War II effort. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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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…

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    Book Discussion on The Man Who Stalked Einstein

    Bruce Hillman talked about his book The Man Who Stalked Einstein: How Nazi Scientist Philipp Lenard Changed the Course of History, in which he recalls the tumultuous relationship between…

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    World War II Army Replacement Program

    Eric Klinek discusses his 2014 Temple University dissertation titled, “The Army’s Orphans: The United States Army Replacement System in the European Campaign, 1944-1945.”…

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