Lectures

  • Meet the Author: Colonel Gregory Fontenot, USA (Ret.)

    12/17/2019 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, Gregory Fontenot, a retired colonel of the US Army, will discuss his latest work on an unheralded unit that helped blunt the German offensive known as “the Battle of the Bulge.”

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  • Meet the Author: Elisa Segrave

    11/13/2019 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Author Elisa Segrave shares her mother’s remarkable experiences working at the famous codebreaking site of Bletchley Park and with the RAF Bomber Command, as well as her own journey researching and writing of her mother’s untold wartime service.

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  • Exhibit Opening for "Remembered Light"

    11/21/2019 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Join us for the opening of our newest special exhibit Remembered Light: Glass Fragments from World War II, the McDonald Windows.

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  • Dinner with a Curator

    12/10/2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Join Adam Foreman, the Museum’s Student Program Specialist, for a presentation on the extraordinary life of Mary Bethune—daughter of enslaved parents, presidential advisor, and civil rights activist.

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  • Hunting a Nazi: An Evening with Neal Bascomb

    11/12/2019 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Join The National WWII Museum as we welcome author Neal Bascomb in a discussion on his works based on the capture and trial of Adolf Eichmann.

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  • Meet the Author: Donald L. Miller, PhD

    10/29/2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join best-selling author and historian Donald L. Miller, PhD, at The Historic New Orleans Collection who will discuss his latest book Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign that Broke the Confederacy, which delves into the battle that defined control of the Mississippi River during the Civil War.

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  • Meet the Author: Sonia Purnell

    10/23/2019 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Noted biographer Sonia Purnell discusses her latest work A Woman of No Importance, the remarkable tale of one of the least known heroines of World War II.

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