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Browse our collection of images from the Normandy invasion.

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Museum and Exhibits:

Museum Exterior Louisiana Memorial Pavilion Home Front

The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum in New Orleans was originally opened in 2000 as The National D-Day Museum.


The Louisiana Memorial Pavilion
The Louisiana Memorial Pavilion features the workhorses of World War II including a C-47, Sherman Tank and a reproduction LCVP or Higgins Boat.


The Home Front
Home Front exhibits explore wartime shortages, Rosie Riveters, draft boards, boot camp and the art of the propaganda poster.

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The Home Front
The first stop for GIs on the road to war was basic training. This would be the first time that many of these young men ever left their hometowns.


A wounded glider in the fields of France represents a very dangerous and little-known aspect of the history of World War II.


Exhibits display the scope of the greatest invasion force in history.

Normandy Higgins Industries Race and War

Exhibits focus on both the logistics for the D-Day invasion and the personal stories of those who experienced it.


Higgins Industries
Higgins Industries artifacts reveal the important connection between New Orleans and the beaches of Normandy.


Race and War
Artifacts, posters, videos and interactive touch screens help audiences learn about race issues and warfare in the Pacific Theater of World War II.

D-Days in the Pacific D-Days in the Pacific VJ Day

D-Days in the Pacific
Pacific Theater exhibits explore Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal, Tarawa and other strategic battles.


D-Days in the Pacific
Exhibits explore Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal, Tarawa and other strategic battles of the Pacific Theater.


VJ Day
Exhibits explore the bittersweet victory of VJ Day – a day of celebration and of mourning for those who would not come home.

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The Solomon Victory Theater and Beyond All Boundaries:

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The Solomon Victory Theater
The Solomon Victory Theater is home to the exclusive 4-D production Beyond All Boundaries.


The Solomon Victory Theater
The Solomon Victory Theater, Stage Door Canteen and American Sector restaurant complex opened to the public in November 2009.


Beyond All Boundaries
The new 4-D experience at The National World War II Museum, Beyond All Boundaries, features a 120-foot wraparound screen.

Beyond All Boundaries

Beyond All Boundaries
In a B-17 bombing raid over Germany, a replica nosecone blends seamlessly with CGI animation. Beyond All Boundaries includes the voices of Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt, Tobey Maguire and more.

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Stage Door Canteen:

Stage Door Canteen Stage Door Canteen

Stage Door Canteen
The Stage Door Canteen at The National World War II Museum was modeled on the American Theatre Wing’s wartime venues where A-list celebrities entertained the troops.


Stage Door Canteen
The Stage Door Canteen, Solomon Victory Theater and main Museum building are all available for private events.

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The American Sector:

American Sector American Sector Dining

The American Sector
Visitors to the Museum can take a break from exhibits to unwind in the American Sector. The restaurant is also open to the general public.


The American Sector
A signature New Orleans dish, the American Sector shrimp poboy combines a generous helping of deep-fried shrimp, fresh French bread, lettuce, tomatoes and pickles with a housemade Creole dressing.

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WWII archival images:

Normandy Women Marines

American soldiers landing on the coast of France during the D-Day invasions.


Women war workers assemble the fuselage section of an aircraft.


US Marine Raiders on Cape Totkins on Bougainville Soloman Islands.

Okinawa Pearl Harbor Higgins Industries

A Marine dashes through Death Valley on Okinawa.


Pearl Harbor
The USS Arizona after the Japanese sneak attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.


Higgins Industries
Just one of the Higgins Industries plants in New Orleans that produced LCVPs, PT boats and other craft for the war effort.

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For a broadcast quality version of the video you see here, contact the Museum’s Marketing Department at media@nationalww2museum.org. Please specify which video you need, the format and preferred delivery method.

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Museum Exterior
Footage of the Museum's exterior features, including a view of the Louisiana Memorial Pavillion.


Museum Interior
Footage of the Museum's interior, including the aircraft hanging over the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion.



Download archival and present-day footage of Normandy.

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July 3, 2015
Naturalization Ceremony
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

July 4, 2015
Independence Day at the Museum
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

July 5, 2015
Mason Lecture: Jonathan W. Jordan presents "American Warlords"
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

July 8, 2015
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

July 9, 2015
"Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II" Exhibit Opening
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion and Special Exhibition Gallery

July 11, 2015
"Sentimental Journey: The Big Bands of World War II"
6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket
BB's Stage Door Canteen

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