A NOLA.com "300 for 300" tricentennial portrait of visionary boatbuilder Andrew Higgins: [ Goo.gl Link ]

And here's an accompanying piece for the same series about the Museum's grand opening in 2000: [ Goo.gl Link ]
A NOLAcom "300 for 300" tricentennial portrait of visionary boatbuilder Andrew Higgins:
#OTD in 1942, horrendous weather conditions forced B-17E "My Gal Sal" to make an emergency landing on Greenland ice. The entire crew survived the 10-day ordeal by getting the aircraft’s radio into operation and transmitting an SOS, which resulted in rescue. The plane remained on the ice for more than 50 years before being recovered and restored. It's now among our fleet of aircraft in US...
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OTD in 1942 horrendous weather conditions forced B17E My Gal Sal to
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A fully restored #WWII PT boat is back on the water for rides and tours. Come aboard PT-305 for the ride of a lifetime! Read more and reserve your passage to 1944 today: pt305.org
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A photo tour by David Grunfeld of NOLA.com of the Museum's new permanent exhibit, The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George Brown Salute to the Home Front.

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A photo tour by David Grunfeld of NOLAcom of the Museums new

The National WWII Museum presents new permanent exhibit: The Arsenal of Democracy

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Lily Rothman at TIME magazine explores recipes from some of the wartime cookbooks displayed in the Museum's new permanent exhibit The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George Brown Salute to the Home Front.

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Lily Rothman at TIME magazine explores recipes from some of the wartime

Here's How to Make 'Victory Cake' With a Recipe From the World War II Home Front

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Watch a WDSU News preview of the new permanent exhibit The Arsenal of Democracy, now open on the second level of Louisiana Memorial Pavilion.

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Watch a WDSU News preview of the new permanent exhibit The Arsenal

WWII museum previews new exhibit on D-Day anniversary

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Museum Archives Manager Jennifer Waxman will speak at 6 p.m. June 29 at Norman Mayer Library, 3001 Gentilly Boulevard in New Orleans. The topic: "Handle With Care: Protecting Your Personal History in a Storm-Prone City."

Support provided by Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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A Museum blog post about mold remediation: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Museum Archives Manager Jennifer Waxman will speak at 6 pm June 29
We're on the list of must-see #NOLA attractions, according to Travel + Leisure.

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We're on the list of mustsee NOLA attractions according to Travel Leisure

You don't need to visit during Mardi Gras to love these points of interest in New Orleans

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Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend at The National WWII Museum, with special events to attend and two new exhibits to enjoy.

The events:

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America's newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at 10:00 a.m. July 3 in US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center.

And on July 4, musical...
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The Arsenal of Democracy | The National WWII Museum

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"It’s the home front that takes center stage in the new, life-size and immersive display, The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George Brown Salute to the Home Front, which opened this June 10 at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans," writes Susan B. Barnes in USA TODAY. "The story of how the USA became involved in World War II, and an extensive look at the war efforts on the home front,...
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The Arsenal of Democracy opens at the National WWII Museum

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Museum Archives Manager Jennifer Waxman will speak at 6 p.m. June 29 at Norman Mayer Library, 3001 Gentilly Boulevard in New Orleans. The topic: "Handle With Care: Protecting Your Personal History in a Storm-Prone City."

Support provided by Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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A Museum blog post about mold remediation: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Museum Archives Manager Jennifer Waxman will speak at 6 pm June 29
Dine & Dance with the Victory Swing Orchestra at BB's Stage Door Canteen -- Saturdays, July 8 through September 9. Make your reservations today for a summer evening of 1940s big band entertainment: stagedoorcanteen.org
Dine Dance with the Victory Swing Orchestra at BBs Stage Door Canteen
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Beautiful David Grunfeld photo coverage for NOLA.com of our Dr. Hal Baumgarten D-Day Commemoration ceremony.
Beautiful David Grunfeld photo coverage for NOLAcom of our Dr Hal Baumgarten

73rd D-Day anniversary commemoration at the WWII Museum in New Orleans

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The document US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed to turn the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 -- or GI Bill of Rights -- into law is part of a special exhibit now on display at The National WWII Museum. Also in the display are one of the pens he used to sign it, and the typewritten text of the speech he delivered to mark the bill's creation.

The Greatest Legislation: An...
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The document US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed to turn the Servicemens
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Thanks to WGNO, here's a tour of the Museum's new permanent exhibit, The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George Brown Salute to the Home Front, now open on the second level of Louisiana Memorial Pavilion. Your tour guide: Assistant Director for Curatorial Services Kimberly Guise.

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Thanks to WGNO heres a tour of the Museums new permanent exhibit

Behind the scenes at The National WWII Museum’s newest exhibit, The Arsenal of Democracy

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Block out 11 minutes and 30 seconds to watch the latest #SoaringValor report from the Gary Sinise Foundation. The Museum was honored to host this group of WWII veterans and their accompanying students back in March. Many thanks to Gary Sinise and all the great people at his foundation, American Airlines, and everybody on board this wonderful journey.

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Block out 11 minutes and 30 seconds to watch the latest SoaringValor

Soaring Valor - March 2017

Watch our most recent Soaring Valor trip. For the first time, we welcomed high school students from Grapevine-Colleyville ISD to join alongside our WWII vete...

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Tour the new permanent exhibit The Arsenal of Democracy with Museum historian Robert Citino, via WVUE FOX 8 News.
Tour the new permanent exhibit The Arsenal of Democracy with Museum historian

World War II museum previews newest exhibit

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What's missing from this picture? You, at center stage!

The eighth annual Stage Door Idol competition will take place this summer in BB’s Stage Door Canteen, with open auditions starting this coming Monday (June 26).

Singers should prepare a song written or recorded in the 1940s. Contestants can accompany themselves or sing a cappella at the open auditions. This is an open call—no...
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What's missing from this picture You at center stage
After completing a comprehensive online course, students participating in our Normandy Academy program spend three days in New Orleans before traveling to Bayeux. There, they explore the World War II beaches and battlefields of France.

Today, our high school Normandy Academy group visited Chateau de Bernaville, home of the German headquarters visited by Rommel in the weeks before the D-Day...
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After completing a comprehensive online course students participating in our Nor
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Just in time for the Museum's 17th birthday celebration on June 6, NOLA.com remembered our 2000 grand opening as an installment in the news outlet's New Orleans tricentennial project "300 for 300."

Another series entry spotlights visionary boatbuilder Andrew Jackson Higgins: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Just in time for the Museums 17th birthday celebration on June 6

A war story: The history of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans

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