Join us as for a unique opportunity to hear directly from a WWII Veteran, who is featured in the Museum’s installation of Dimensions in Testimony: Liberator Alan Moskin, an interactive biography from USC Shoah Foundation, on display in New Orleans from February 4 – September 11, 2021.
Moskin was 18 when he was drafted into the US Army. As a member of the 66th Regiment, 71st Infantry Division, Moskin participated in the Liberation of the Gunskirchen concentration camp in May 1945. He will be joined by Kim Guise, Curator and Assistant Director for Curatorial Services at the Museum, to discuss Moskin’s pre-war life, his wartime experiences, and his being a part of this innovative way of ensuring that future generations will be able to engage with eyewitnesses for years to come.
Dimensions in Testimony: Liberator Alan Moskin is Presented in New Orleans by The Franco Family Fund, Karen and Leopold Sher in memory of D-Day veteran Dr. Hal Baumgarten, MD, and Holocaust survivors Rachel and Joseph Sher, and the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana through the Sandra and Edward Heller Family Fund.
Kimberly Guise holds a BA in German and Judaic Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She studied at the Universität Freiburg in Germany and holds a master's in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from Louisiana State University. As a Curator with The National WWII Museum since 2008, she has facilitated the acquisition of thousands of artifacts and has curated several exhibitions including Guests of the Third Reich: American POWs in Europe.