Meet the Author

The National WWII Museum is proud to host historians and authors often for Meet the Author events on campus, where they can showcase their works and discuss them with a live audience.

Meet the Author lecture, featuring Alex Kershaw

Though the last shots of World War II rang out more than 70 years ago, the stories and research do not stop. Each year, leading historians and authors unearth impactful information and details from the war that changed the world, furthering our understanding of the 20th century’s most dramatic event. The National WWII Museum is proud to host these historians and authors often for Meet the Author events on campus, where they can showcase their works and discuss them with a live audience.

Meet the Author: Rick Beyer

07/16/2020 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We’ll host Ghost Army Legacy Project President and Exhibit Consultant Rick Beyer who will speak about his book, The Ghost Army of World War II: How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery.

Meet the Author: Dave Gutierrez

10/06/2020

Author Dave Gutierrez will speak about his book, Patriots from the Barrio: The Story of Company E, 141st Infantry: The Only All Mexican American Army Unit in World War II. In addition, the Institute for the Study for War and Democracy will honor several families of the veterans featured in Gutierrez’s book who will be in attendance.