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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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Latest From Around The Museum

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    'At Last We Have Come to D-Day'

    In her June 7, 1944, newspaper column series My Day, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt reflected on the news of the D-Day landings in Normandy and the long path ahead to victory in Europe.

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    Planning for D-Day: Preparing Operation Overlord

    Despite their early agreement on a strategy focused on defeating “Germany First,” the US and British Allies engaged in a lengthy and divisive debate over how exactly to conduct this strategy before they finally settled on a plan for Operation Overlord, the D-Day invasion of Normandy.

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    The Friendly Invasion

    Often referred to as the “Friendly Invasion”, the mixing of Yanks with British subjects often made for a clash of cultures.

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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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