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April 1, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

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 ...
April 1, 2015 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles present "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the
Andrews Sisters epitomized the “we’re all in this
together” spirit of the war years, and their optimistic songs and
exuberance made them ideal morale boosters. The...
April 1, 2015 11:45 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Rick Jacobs presents “The 70th Anniversary of Okinawa”

Okinawa was the bloodiest US battle in the Pacific. Foregoing their
customary banzai charges, the Japanese had to be assailed in one
well-fortified position after another in fighting that re...
April 1, 2015 12:00 PM
April 3, 2015
Recurring "Always. . . Patsy Cline"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

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

This musical play, complete with down-home country humor, true emotion,
and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy Cline's
unforgettable hits. Hear Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams, Walking
After Mi...
April 3, 2015 6:00 PM
April 4, 2015
Recurring "Always. . . Patsy Cline"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

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

This musical play, complete with down-home country humor, true emotion,
and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy Cline's
unforgettable hits. Hear Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams, Walking
After Mi...
April 4, 2015 6:00 PM
April 5, 2015
Recurring "Always. . . Patsy Cline"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

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

This musical play, complete with down-home country humor, true emotion,
and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy Cline's
unforgettable hits. Hear Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams, Walking
After M...
April 5, 2015 11:00 AM
April 8, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

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 ...
April 8, 2015 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles present "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the
Andrews Sisters epitomized the “we’re all in this
together” spirit of the war years, and their optimistic songs and
exuberance made them ideal morale boosters. The...
April 8, 2015 11:45 AM
April 9, 2015
RSVP Meet the Author: Lester Tenney presents "The Courage to Remember"
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

5:00 pm Reception | 6:00 pm Presentation | 7:00 pm Book Signing

Captured by the Japanese after the fall of Bataan, Lester Tenney, PhD,
was one of the very few to survive the infamous Death March and three
and a half years in Japanese prison camps. With an ...
April 9, 2015 5:00 PM
April 10, 2015
Recurring "On the Air: A Live Radio Broadcast Musical"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket

A Brand New Version of a Returning Favorite!

Frank and Melba are back "On the Air" along with two zany new
characters in this brand new version of our live on-stage "radio show"!
A whole new show will be broadcasting live...
April 10, 2015 6:00 PM
April 11, 2015
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...
April 11, 2015 10:00 AM
Open Weekend Wargame: The Battle of El Guettar, Tunisia, 1943
Battle Barksdale Parade Ground

El Guettar was the first major US engagement with German panzers after
the debacle at Kasserine. At this battle, US forces halted veteran
German tankers for the first time. American forces included elements of
the II Corps, recently placed under George Patton&#8217...
April 11, 2015 10:00 AM
Recurring "On the Air: A Live Radio Broadcast Musical"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket

A Brand New Version of a Returning Favorite!

Frank and Melba are back "On the Air" along with two zany new
characters in this brand new version of our live on-stage "radio show"!
A whole new show will be broadcasting live...
April 11, 2015 6:00 PM
April 12, 2015
Recurring "On the Air: A Live Radio Broadcast Musical"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

11:00 am Brunch Seating, 1:00 pm Show Only Ticket

A Brand New Version of a Returning Favorite!

Frank and Melba are back "On the Air" along with two zany new
characters in this brand new version of our live on-stage "radio show"!
A whole new show will be broadcasting liv...
April 12, 2015 11:00 AM
April 14, 2015
RSVP Special Event - "Victory at Home: New Orleans During World War II"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

Please join us for a special event featuring the war workers of World
War II. Learn about Simplex motorcycles, Higgins boats, Prager
machinery, and the men and women who manufactured victory.

Dr. Charles Chamberlain, author of Victory at Home: Manpower and Race
in the Am...
April 14, 2015 6:00 PM
April 15, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

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 ...
April 15, 2015 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles present "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the
Andrews Sisters epitomized the “we’re all in this
together” spirit of the war years, and their optimistic songs and
exuberance made them ideal morale boosters. The...
April 15, 2015 11:45 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Jim Hedtke presents "They Never Grew Old: The Freckleton, England, Air
Disaster"

On August 23, 1944, an American B-24 bomber crashed into the small
English village of Freckleton. The ensuing firestorm killed 61 people,
including 38 children attending class ...
April 15, 2015 12:00 PM
RSVP Book Discussion: "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption"
Latter Branch, New Orleans Public Library

You've heard of the Oscar-nominated movie Unbroken, directed by
Angelina Jolie. Now, join fellow readers as we discuss the man, Louis
Zamperini, and the book by Laura Hillenbrand that inspired it all.

Unbroken is a story about the incredible life of Lou...
April 15, 2015 6:00 PM
April 18, 2015
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,
they share thei...
April 18, 2015 11:00 AM
April 19, 2015
Recurring "On the Air: A Live Radio Broadcast Musical"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

11:00 am Brunch Seating, 1:00 pm Show Only Ticket

A Brand New Version of a Returning Favorite!

Frank and Melba are back "On the Air" along with two zany new
characters in this brand new version of our live on-stage "radio show"!
A whole new show will be broadcasting liv...
April 19, 2015 11:00 AM
April 21, 2015
Open Dinner with a Curator

Tom Gibbs presents "Golf in World War II"

Augusta National as a turkey farm? Abercrombie and Fitch producing golf
balls as if they were going out of style? World War II affected the
game of golf more than you may think. Hist
April 21, 2015 6:30 PM
April 22, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

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 ...
April 22, 2015 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles present "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the
Andrews Sisters epitomized the “we’re all in this
together” spirit of the war years, and their optimistic songs and
exuberance made them ideal morale boosters. The...
April 22, 2015 11:45 AM
RSVP Lagniappe Lecture: "Meet the Veteran: WWII Submariner 'Dutch' Prager"
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

WWII veteran Herman "Dutch" Prager was on four patrols serving aboard
the USS Kingfish SS234 in the Pacific Theater of Operations. Join us as
Prager shares his stories and experiences of being on a submarine deep
below the surface during World War II.

For m...
April 22, 2015 12:00 PM
April 23, 2015
RSVP Documentary Screening: "Above and Beyond" by Nancy Spielberg
Solomon Victory Theater

This event has reached capacity.

If any seats remain available by 6:00 pm on the day of the
event—after those with RSVPs are seated in the Solomon Victory
Theater—we will allow entry for those who are in attendance
without an RSVP.

5:00 pm Reception | 6:00 p...
April 23, 2015 5:00 PM
April 24, 2015
Recurring "On the Air: A Live Radio Broadcast Musical"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket

A Brand New Version of a Returning Favorite!

Frank and Melba are back "On the Air" along with two zany new
characters in this brand new version of our live on-stage "radio show"!
A whole new show will be broadcasting live...
April 24, 2015 6:00 PM
April 25, 2015
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...
April 25, 2015 10:00 AM
Recurring "On the Air: A Live Radio Broadcast Musical"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket

A Brand New Version of a Returning Favorite!

Frank and Melba are back "On the Air" along with two zany new
characters in this brand new version of our live on-stage "radio show"!
A whole new show will be broadcasting live...
April 25, 2015 6:00 PM
April 26, 2015
Recurring "On the Air: A Live Radio Broadcast Musical"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

11:00 am Brunch Seating, 1:00 pm Show Only Ticket

A Brand New Version of a Returning Favorite!

Frank and Melba are back "On the Air" along with two zany new
characters in this brand new version of our live on-stage "radio show"!
A whole new show will be broadcasting liv...
April 26, 2015 11:00 AM
April 29, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

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 ...
April 29, 2015 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles present "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the
Andrews Sisters epitomized the “we’re all in this
together” spirit of the war years, and their optimistic songs and
exuberance made them ideal morale boosters. The...
April 29, 2015 11:45 AM
April 30, 2015
Recurring The Victory Belles present "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
Stage Door Canteen

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

Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the
Andrews Sisters epitomized the “we’re all in this
together” spirit of the war years, and their optimistic songs and
exuberance made them ideal ...
April 30, 2015 6:00 PM

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April 29, 2015
"America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
11:45 am Buffet Seating
BB's Stage Door Canteen

April 29, 2015
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

April 30, 2015
"America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
11:45 am Buffet Seating
BB's Stage Door Canteen

May 1, 2015
"On the Air: A Live Radio Broadcast Musical"
6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket
BB's Stage Door Canteen

May 2, 2015
Victory Corps Saturday
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

May 2, 2015
"On the Air: A Live Radio Broadcast Musical"
6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket
BB's Stage Door Canteen

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