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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 2

    Crewmen of the USS Arizona who survived the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, spoke to National Park Service interviewers about their experiences in the attack and their…

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    Eleanor Roosevelt Pearl Harbor Attack Radio Address

    On December 7, 1941, first lady Eleanor Roosevelt talked about the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor at the beginning of her regularly-scheduled weekly radio program on NBC.

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    Pearl Harbor Casualty Burial

    The burial of Navy Fireman 3rd Class John H. Lindsley, who was 22-years-old when he was killed aboard the USS Oklahoma during the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Most of the crew’s…

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    In Depth on Pearl Harbor

    Steve Twomey, Eri Hotta, and Craig Nelson talked about the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Mr. Twomey is the author of Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, Ms.…

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    Pearl Harbor Oral Histories, Part 1

    Veterans and survivors of the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii spoke to National Park Service interviewers about their experiences in the attack and their impressions of the…

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    Pearl Harbor Attack and Memorials

    Daniel Martinez gave a tour some of the Pearl Harbor attack sites and memorials on the island of Oahu that are part of the National Park Service World War II Valor in the Pacific National…

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    Bombing of Pearl Harbor Newsreel

    A newsreel report on the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor including U.S. Navy film of the aftermath.

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    Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

    Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, talked about her book, Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, in which she examines the attack on Pearl…

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    101st Airborne in World War II

    Colonel Edward Shames (Retired), one of the original members of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, recalled his World War II experiences. Colonel Shames told the story of the “Screamin' Eagles”…

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    Military Aviation Museum, Part 2

    Mike Spalding gave a tour of World War II hangar at the Military Aviation Museum. Located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the Military Aviation Museum is home to one of the largest private…

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    World War II and Civil Rights

    Professor Jill Ogline Titus taught a class on World War II and its impact on civil rights. She talked about racial conflicts over housing, voting rights, and integrating work places and the…

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    Les Parisiennes

    Anne Sebba talked about her book Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation, in which she recalls daily life for women in Nazi occupied Paris…

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    The Plots Against Hitler

    Danny Orbach talked about his book The Plots Against Hitler, in which hee xamines the many plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

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    George C. Marshall's World War II Strategy

    Professor Andrew Roberts talked about General George C. Marshall’s role in America’s World War II victories. He argued that General Marshall’s skills as a strategist transformed the U.S.…

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    Q&A with Stephen Puleo

    Stephen Puleo talked about his book, American Treasures, which tells the story of the secret efforts to save and protect America’s founding documents during World War II.

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    Life and Career of Douglas MacArthur, Part 2

    Christopher Kolakowski gave a tour of the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia, and talked about five-star General Douglas MacArthur, who commanded Allied Forces in the Pacific during World…

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    Life and Career of Douglas MacArthur, Part 1

    Christopher Kolakowski gave a tour of the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia, and talked about five-star General Douglas MacArthur, who commanded Allied Forces in the Pacific during World…

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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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    1945 Potsdam Conference

    Michael Neiberg talked about his book, Potsdam: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe. In his book, he chronicles the 1945 meeting of Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph…

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    World War II Veterans' Stories

    Four veterans talked about their lives in the U.S. military and combat experiences during World War II. Participants includde veterans of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, Battle of the…

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