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Our Mission

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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    Why D-Day?

    If the US and its western Allies wanted to win this war as rapidly as possible, they couldn’t sit around and wait: not for a naval blockade, or for strategic bombing to work, or for the Soviets.

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    The Airborne Invasion of Normandy

    On June 5, 13,400 American paratroopers boarded C-47 aircraft for the largest airborne operation in history. Problems began as they crossed into France. 

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Sensory Friendly Mornings

05/25/2024 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Available on the last Saturday of each month, Sensory Friendly Mornings are for individuals of all ages with special needs and their families to enjoy early access to the Museum with modifications to make the experience more sensory friendly.


Making Masters of the Air

Join hosts Kirk Saduski and Donald Miller each week for The National WWII Museum's Making Masters of the Air podcast presented by Boeing to dive deeper into the making of Masters of the Air and explore the history behind the Apple TV+ series. New podcast episodes available Fridays.

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