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September 3, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
September 3, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

George Cholewczynski presents "The 70th Anniversary of Operation Market
Garden"

History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who
jumped into Holland during the ill-fated "Bridge too Far Episode." Not
often remembered are the men of US AAF...
September 3, 2014 12:00 PM
September 4, 2014
RSVP Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment" by Hiroko Kusuda
Stage Door Canteen

Hiroko Kusuda, Associate Clinic Professor at Loyola New Orleans College
of Law will present on one of her first client experiences, a legal
case involving Japanese American incarceration and redress. For more
information call 504-528-1944 x 229.

September 4, 2014 6:00 PM
September 6, 2014
Recurring Swingin' at the Canteen with the Victory Big Band!
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band!
Trumpeter Jay Hagen leads this ensemble of top-flight New Orleans
musicians in a cavalcade of swing-era hits, with music by Harry James,
Ray Anthony, Duke ...
September 6, 2014 6:00 PM
September 9, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - Victory in Europe: London, Normandy, Paris

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Rediscover the Continent where the Allies saved the world.

Sophisticated London and Paris dissolve before your eyes on the Victory
in Europe Tour, where even luxury accommodations have a rich history.

Guests will gather at the palatial Royal...
September 9, 2014 - September 17, 2014
September 10, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - Victory in Europe: London, Normandy, Paris

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Rediscover the Continent where the Allies saved the world.

Sophisticated London and Paris dissolve before your eyes on the Victory
in Europe Tour, where even luxury accommodations have a rich history.

Guests will gather at the palatial Royal...
September 9, 2014 - September 17, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
September 10, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Known for close harmonies, synchronized dance steps, and exuberant
performances for troops here and abroad, the Andrews Sisters epitomized
the “we’re all in this together” spirit of the war
years. The Victory Belles are proud to honor...
September 10, 2014 11:45 AM
September 11, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - Victory in Europe: London, Normandy, Paris

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Rediscover the Continent where the Allies saved the world.

Sophisticated London and Paris dissolve before your eyes on the Victory
in Europe Tour, where even luxury accommodations have a rich history.

Guests will gather at the palatial Royal...
September 9, 2014 - September 17, 2014
RSVP Lagniappe Lecture
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

Dr. Mark Plotkin presents "Quinine, Rubber, Sherman Tanks and Japanese
Submarines: How Rainforest Plants Served as Key Strategic Materials in
World War II"

Join us for a special presentation on Thursday, September 11, 2014, as
world-renowned explorer and T...
September 11, 2014 5:00 PM
September 12, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - Victory in Europe: London, Normandy, Paris

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Rediscover the Continent where the Allies saved the world.

Sophisticated London and Paris dissolve before your eyes on the Victory
in Europe Tour, where even luxury accommodations have a rich history.

Guests will gather at the palatial Royal...
September 9, 2014 - September 17, 2014
September 13, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - Victory in Europe: London, Normandy, Paris

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Rediscover the Continent where the Allies saved the world.

Sophisticated London and Paris dissolve before your eyes on the Victory
in Europe Tour, where even luxury accommodations have a rich history.

Guests will gather at the palatial Royal...
September 9, 2014 - September 17, 2014
Recurring Victory Corps Saturday

Most museums state loudly "Hands-Off!", but with The National WWII
Museum's teen Victory Corps program, it's HANDS-ON. Explore and learn
about WWII history in an exciting, new way — through touching
actual artifacts from the war that changed the world. At stations
placed strategically thro...
September 13, 2014 10:00 AM
September 14, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - Victory in Europe: London, Normandy, Paris

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Rediscover the Continent where the Allies saved the world.

Sophisticated London and Paris dissolve before your eyes on the Victory
in Europe Tour, where even luxury accommodations have a rich history.

Guests will gather at the palatial Royal...
September 9, 2014 - September 17, 2014
September 15, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - Victory in Europe: London, Normandy, Paris

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Rediscover the Continent where the Allies saved the world.

Sophisticated London and Paris dissolve before your eyes on the Victory
in Europe Tour, where even luxury accommodations have a rich history.

Guests will gather at the palatial Royal...
September 9, 2014 - September 17, 2014
September 16, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - Victory in Europe: London, Normandy, Paris

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Rediscover the Continent where the Allies saved the world.

Sophisticated London and Paris dissolve before your eyes on the Victory
in Europe Tour, where even luxury accommodations have a rich history.

Guests will gather at the palatial Royal...
September 9, 2014 - September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - Victory in Europe: London, Normandy, Paris

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Rediscover the Continent where the Allies saved the world.

Sophisticated London and Paris dissolve before your eyes on the Victory
in Europe Tour, where even luxury accommodations have a rich history.

Guests will gather at the palatial Royal...
September 9, 2014 - September 17, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
September 17, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Known for close harmonies, synchronized dance steps, and exuberant
performances for troops here and abroad, the Andrews Sisters epitomized
the “we’re all in this together” spirit of the war
years. The Victory Belles are proud to honor...
September 17, 2014 11:45 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture - RESCHEDULED FOR 9/24/14
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Please note: This lecture has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September
24

Tom Gibbs presents "The 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Peleliu"

Historian Tom Gibbs will examine the Battle of Peleliu and the toll it
took on the 1st Marine Division. Oral Histo...
September 17, 2014 12:00 PM
September 18, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the fi...
September 18, 2014 - September 24, 2014
Ticketed Adult Learning Webinar Series

The Military Achievements and Challenges of Japanese Americans in WWII

Join curator Kimberly Guise as she provides an inside look at the 442nd
Regimental Combat Team/ 100th Infantry Battalion and the Military
Intelligence Service from the Museum’s current special exhibit,
From Barbed Wire...
September 18, 2014 12:00 PM
September 19, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the fi...
September 18, 2014 - September 24, 2014
Recurring "Thanks for the Memories: Bob Hope and His All-Star Pacific Tour"
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did
during World War II to entertain the troops. This lively reenactment
takes you there as Bob Hope presents Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, the
Andrew Sisters, Dia...
September 19, 2014 6:00 PM
September 20, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the fi...
September 18, 2014 - September 24, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT: Family Workshop: Code School
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Explore the WWII history of secret codes and deception. Learn to write
in five secret code languages, send Morse code, test your lie detection
abilities and experiment with recipes for invisible ink. Workshops are
designed for children ages 8 – 12. Advanced tick...
September 20, 2014 10:00 AM
Recurring Victory Corps Saturday

Most museums state loudly "Hands-Off!", but with The National WWII
Museum's teen Victory Corps program, it's HANDS-ON. Explore and learn
about WWII history in an exciting, new way — through touching
actual artifacts from the war that changed the world. At stations
placed strategically thro...
September 20, 2014 10:00 AM
Recurring Living History Corps

The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the
Living History Corps, are local volunteers who enrich the
visitor’s Museum experience with their wealth of information and
stories. Wearing the uniforms and carrying the equipment of both the
Allied and Axis forces, the...
September 20, 2014 11:00 AM
Open Knit-in at the Museum
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

To kickoff our 9th year of Knit Your Bit, join area knitters and
crocheters for an afternoon of knitting at The National WWII Museum. If
you knit or crochet, bring your needles or hook to the Museum for a
knit-in. Work on your Knit Your Bit scarf or bring i...
September 20, 2014 12:00 PM
Recurring "Thanks for the Memories: Bob Hope and His All-Star Pacific Tour"
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did
during World War II to entertain the troops. This lively reenactment
takes you there as Bob Hope presents Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, the
Andrew Sisters, Dia...
September 20, 2014 6:00 PM
September 21, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the fi...
September 18, 2014 - September 24, 2014
Recurring "Thanks for the Memories: Bob Hope and His All-Star Pacific Tour"
Stage Door Canteen

11:00 am brunch seating, 1:00 pm show only ticket

Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did
during World War II to entertain the troops. This lively reenactment
takes you there as Bob Hope presents Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, the
Andrew Sisters, Di...
September 21, 2014 11:00 AM
September 22, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the fi...
September 18, 2014 - September 24, 2014
September 23, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the fi...
September 18, 2014 - September 24, 2014
September 24, 2014
Ticketed SOLD OUT - D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Normandy, France

We're sorry, these tickets are no longer available.

Fall in with the Allies on this in-depth tour through the Normandy
countryside, along the quiet, pastoral coastlines that were once the
site of WWII’s most significant battle.

Based in the ancient city of Bayeux, the fi...
September 18, 2014 - September 24, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
September 24, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Known for close harmonies, synchronized dance steps, and exuberant
performances for troops here and abroad, the Andrews Sisters epitomized
the “we’re all in this together” spirit of the war
years. The Victory Belles are proud to honor...
September 24, 2014 11:45 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Tom Gibbs presents "The 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Peleliu"

Historian Tom Gibbs will examine the Battle of Peleliu and the toll it
took on the 1st Marine Division. Oral Histories will focus on the
precarious position faced at The Point by members of ...
September 24, 2014 12:00 PM
RSVP RESCHEDULED for 10/15 - Teacher Appreciation Happy Hour
Stage Door Canteen

Welcome back to school, teachers! Local teachers are invited to join
Museum staff in the Stage Door Canteen for our Teacher Appreciation
Happy Hour. Learn about our educational offerings, receive free
classroom resources, and get a special behind-the-scenes glimpse at our
upco...
September 24, 2014 4:00 PM
Recurring Pub Quiz
Stage Door Canteen

Test your knowledge of an array of topics, including World War II, at
the Museum’s Pub Quiz. Play one round, or all six. The American
Sector restaurant’s Happy Hour specials will be extended to
players, who can also order off the restaurant menu.
September 24, 2014 6:00 PM
September 25, 2014
RSVP Meet the Author - "The Art of Gaman" by Delphine Hirasuna
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm Author Presentation | 7:00 pm Book Signing

The Art of Gaman by Delphine Hirasuna

During World War II, the 120,000 Japanese Americans living on the West
Coast were ordered into barbed-wire enclosed internment camps, allowed
to bring only what they could carry. The Art...
September 25, 2014 6:00 PM
September 26, 2014
Recurring "Thanks for the Memories: Bob Hope and His All-Star Pacific Tour"
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did
during World War II to entertain the troops. This lively reenactment
takes you there as Bob Hope presents Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, the
Andrew Sisters, Dia...
September 26, 2014 6:00 PM
September 27, 2014
Open Smithsonian Museum Day

The National WWII Museum joins fellow Smithsonian affiliates in
showcasing the history and culture of our community. For free admission
to participating museums, visit www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/the-national-world-war-ii-museum/

You must pr...
September 27, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring Victory Corps Saturday

Most museums state loudly "Hands-Off!", but with The National WWII
Museum's teen Victory Corps program, it's HANDS-ON. Explore and learn
about WWII history in an exciting, new way — through touching
actual artifacts from the war that changed the world. At stations
placed strategically thro...
September 27, 2014 10:00 AM
September 28, 2014
Recurring "Thanks for the Memories: Bob Hope and His All-Star Pacific Tour"
Stage Door Canteen

11:00 am brunch seating, 1:00 pm show only ticket

Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did
during World War II to entertain the troops. This lively reenactment
takes you there as Bob Hope presents Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, the
Andrew Sisters, Di...
September 28, 2014 11:00 AM
September 30, 2014
Open Dinner with a Curator

Kim Guise presents “Capturing Confinement”

Thousands of images were taken of Japanese American life behind barbed
wire during WWII. The American West provided the backdrop for many of
these images and others th
September 30, 2014 6:30 PM

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September 24, 2014
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

September 24, 2014
Teacher Appreciation Happy Hour
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Stage Door Canteen

September 24, 2014
Pub Quiz
6:00 pm ‐ 8:00 pm
Stage Door Canteen

September 24, 2014
"America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
11:45 am buffet seating
Stage Door Canteen

September 25, 2014
Meet the Author - "The Art of Gaman" by Delphine Hirasuna
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stage Door Canteen

September 26, 2014
"Thanks for the Memories: Bob Hope and His All-Star Pacific Tour"
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

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