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  • emEscape from Parisem
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    Escape from Paris

    Military historian Stephen Harding talked about his book, Escape from Paris: Aviators, Spies and Star-Crossed Lovers in Wartime France, in which he recounted a group of American aviators…

    790 views
  • emEurope Two Decadesem
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    Europe: Two Decades

    This film documents the first two decades in Europe after World War II and the many confrontations between nations aligned with the Soviet Union and western European countries. The film…

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  • emCitizen 865em
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    Citizen 865

    Author and journalist Debbie Cenziper talked about her book, Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America, in which she reported on the Nazi war criminals who secretly…

    246 views
  • Battle of Leyte Gulf 75th Anniversary
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    Battle of Leyte Gulf 75th Anniversary

    Six panelists who have studied the October 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf participated in a 75th anniversary discussion hosted by the Naval Historical Foundation. Following the panel, retired…

    144 views
  • Life in a World War II Japanese Internment Camp
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    Life in a World War II Japanese Internment Camp

    Andrea Warren talked about her book, Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II. Mr. Mineta joined the discussion…

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  • Public Opinion Radio and Entry into World War II
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    Public Opinion, Radio and Entry into World War II

    Wofford College professor Mark Byrnes taught a class about U.S. public opinion, the rise of radio as a national media, and the debate about whether to enter World War II. He outlined the…

    111 views
  • emThe Berlin Missionem
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    The Berlin Mission

    Historian Richard Breitman talked about his book, he Berlin Mission: The American Who Resisted Nazi Germany from Within, in which he recalled the efforts of Raymond Geist, an American…

    515 views
  • African American Women Army Corps Battalion
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    African American Women Army Corps Battalion

    Veterans of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the Women’s Army Corps, the only African American all-female unit sent overseas during World War II, shared memories of their…

    384 views
  • World War II Fighter Pilots
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    World War II Fighter Pilots

    U.S. Army Air Corps veterans recounted their experiences as fighter pilots in the European theater during World War II. Speakers included one “ace” fighter pilot as well as two members of…

    182 views
  • Winston Churchill in Washington DC
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    Winston Churchill in Washington, D.C.

    International Churchill Society trustee Lee Pollock described British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s visits to Washington, D.C., and his relationships with U.S. elected officials…

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  • emA Guest of the Reichem
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    A Guest of the Reich

    Washington Post national security editor Peter Finn talked about his book, A Guest of the Reich: The Story of American Heiress Gertrude Legendre and Her Dramatic Captivity and Daring Escape from Nazi…

    458 views
  • World War II US Army Battalion Aid Station
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    World War II U.S. Army Battalion Aid Station

    Physician and living history hobbyist Jack Moody portrayed a World War II U.S. Army battalion surgeon at the annual Army Heritage Days in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Dr. Moody’s medical tent…

    1,388 views
  • American Cartoons in World War II
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    American Cartoons in World War II

    Pace University professor Durahn Taylor taught a class on American cartoons in World War II and the ways they supported - and even influenced - the war effort. He shows superhero comics…

    783 views
  • World War II Combat Team in Maritime Alps
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    World War II Combat Team in Maritime Alps

    C-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn about the experiences of U.S. Army soldiers in the Maritime Alps during World War II. The 517th…

    319 views
  • Battle of Midway 75th Anniversary Recollections
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    Battle of Midway 75th Anniversary Recollections

    Four World War II Navy veterans who participated in the Battle of the Midway in June of 1942 recounted their experiences. The United States sank four Japanese aircraft carriers at the…

    852 views
  • Battle of Hrtgen Forest 75th Anniversary
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    Battle of Hürtgen Forest 75th Anniversary

    The National World War II Museum hosted a conversation with author Chris Hartley about his book, The Lost Soldier: The Ordeal of a World War II GI from the Home Front to the Hürtgen…

    256 views
  • Republicans Nominate Dewey  1944 United Newsreel
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    Republicans Nominate Dewey - 1944 United Newsreel

    This June 1944 U.S. Office of War Information newsreel includes four stories: “Republicans Nominate Dewey,” "New Government Installed in Rome," “Roosevelt Signs Soldiers Bill,” and “China Builds Airfields for B-29…

    48 views
  • emEducation for Deathem
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    Education for Death

    This World War II Walt Disney Studios animated short film lampoons the Hitler Youth, and is based on a book of the same title by Gregor Ziemer.

    596 views
  • emReport from the Aleutiansem
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    Report from the Aleutians

    This documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II and depicts the harsh weather and living conditions faced by U.S. forces.

    584 views
  • Battle of Attu
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    Battle of Attu

    Journalist Mark Obmascik talked about his book, The Storm on Our Shores: One Island, Two Soldiers, and the Forgotten Battle of World War II. On May 11, 1943, 12,500 U.S. soldiers landed on…

    323 views
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