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The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world—why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today—so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn.

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The International Conference on World War II

03/04/2021 - 03/06/2021 | 12:00 AM

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans has hosted The International Conference on World War II since 2006—bringing together the best and brightest scholars, authors, historians, and witnesses to history from around the globe to discuss key battles, personalities, strategies, issues, and controversies of the war that changed the world.


"To The Best of My Ability"

Episode 4 – Charter into Deeds

Before fighting came to an end in World War II, the Allied powers began to envision the peace that would follow. These early debates included discussions about the creation of a new, cooperative international organization for the purpose of maintaining global peace. Supported, and named, by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the new United Nations would replace the League of Nations, which failed to maintain the world order and prevent future conflicts following the end of World War I.

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