Lectures

  • Lunchbox Lecture

    12/19/2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Dutch Prager presents “American Submarines in WWII” This presentation highlights the story of the US submarine war against Japan, includi...
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  • Lunchbox Lecture

    12/05/2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    On Sunday, December 12, 1937, the US Navy gunboat Panay was attacked and sunk by Japanese bombers on the Yangtze River in Eastern China.

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  • Lunchbox Lecture

    11/21/2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    In October 1942, General Sir Bernard Montgomery defeated General Erwin Rommel in the Battle of El Alamein, Britain’s greatest victory in World War II; Churchill ordered the church bells to be rung throughout the land in celebration.

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  • Lunchbox Lecture

    11/07/2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Mail was a crucial link to home for millions of American serving overseas during the war. In 1942, the US Post Office Department began to use V-Mail, employing microfilm technology to aid in the speedy delivery of mail.

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  • Meet the Author: Winston Groom

    12/11/2018 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    The Institute for the Study of War and Democracy, with the generous support of the Strake Foundation, is delighted to host best-selling author Winston Groom for a presentation about his book illuminating the “Big Three” leaders of World War II.

  • Meet The Author

    11/01/2018 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    The Institute for the Study of War and Democracy, with the generous support of the Strake Foundation, is delighted to host Blanche Wiesen Cook, PhD, for a presentation about the third book in her Eleanor Roosevelt trilogy.

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  • Meet The Author

    10/10/2018 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Presented by the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy with generous support from the Strake Foundation, Sandra Bolzenius will present her new book Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army during World War II.

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  • Meet The Author

    09/26/2018 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Presented by the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy with generous support from the Strake Foundation, author Mary Kathryn Barbier will be joined in conversation by Senior Historian Rob Citino to discuss her new book Spies, Lies, and Citizenship.

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