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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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Beyond All Boundaries

See the incredible 4D cinematic experience narrated by Executive Producer Tom Hanks. 


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Meet the Author: Chris Hartley

09/19/2019 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Institute for the Study of War and Democracy is delighted to host a conversation on a new book that highlights the personal side of war and commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest, a controversial battle still to this day.