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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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Dinner with a Curator

12/10/2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Adam Foreman, the Museum’s Student Program Specialist, for a presentation on the extraordinary life of Mary Bethune—daughter of enslaved parents, presidential advisor, and civil rights activist.

Meet the Author: Colonel Gregory Fontenot

12/17/2019 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, Gregory Fontenot, a retired colonel of the US Army, will discuss his latest work on an unheralded unit that helped blunt the German offensive known as “the Battle of the Bulge.”