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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 Words of War

    How the spirit of Poland endured through some of the most tragic circumstances in human history.

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    The Words of War

    Two works by Commander Edward L. Beach—one a historical account, the other a classic novel of World War II—demonstrate how iron entered a submarine captain’s soul.

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Beyond All Boundaries

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

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Exhibit Opening

05/24/2018 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Linda Hope, daughter of Bob and Dolores Hope, and Assistant Director for Curatorial Services Kim Guise as they introduce the Museum’s newest special exhibit, So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope.

Meet The Author

05/31/2018 | 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us to hear how Winston Churchill, crowned “the Greatest Briton” per a British television poll conducted in 2002, contributed to the greatest invasion from one of the country’s leading authors and historians, Craig L. Symonds.