"In a global conflict of exploding bombs and shells—tens of millions of them on land, sea, and in the air—setting one off in Hitler’s headquarters might seem like the simplest thing in the world," writes the Museum's Robert M. Citino in "World War II" magazine.

It wasn't.
In a global conflict of exploding bombs and shellstens of millions of

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Join Kimberly Guise, the Museum's assistant director for curatorial services, for Dinner with a Curator on May 23. In a presentation titled "Stars, Stripes, and Souvenirs: Flags from the Collection of The National WWII Museum," Kimberly will discuss the Museum's extensive flag collection, including gems such as the flag that flew aboard the USS Bayfield during the invasion of Iwo Jima, among...
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Preview a segment of Sunday's "National Memorial Day Concert" special on PBS -- an interview with Colonel Richard Cole. Gary Sinise interviewed Cole about his role in the Doolittle Raid in the Museum's Road to Tokyo exhibit during the March Soaring Valor visit, conducted in partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation and American Airlines.

Hosted by Laurence Fishburne and Joe Mantegna, the...
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Preview a segment of Sundays National Memorial Day Concert special on PBS

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Neat "USA Today" 10Best poll for Best Louisiana Attraction. We have a favorite. Have you voted?
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Vote - The National WWII Museum - Best Louisiana Attraction Nominee: 2017 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards

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Thanks to all who attended the May 4 event marking the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan, featuring speaker David O'Sullivan, ambassador of the European Union to the United States.

Read a New Orleans Advocate account of the evening: [ Goo.gl Link ]

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Thanks to all who attended the May 4 event marking the 70th
D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France tour is the Museum’s most popular educational travel program. Spots remain for two September departures. Book by July 3 and save $1,000 per couple.

Delivered to shore by landing craft made by Higgins Industries in New Orleans, Allied forces crossed the seemingly impenetrable beaches of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944, and advanced into...
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Meet the May Get in the Scrap! Classroom of the Month -- the Sovereign Avenue School Dolphins in Atlantic City. Congratulations and keep up the good work, Ms. Williams and class!
Meet the May Get in the Scrap Classroom of the Month the

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Congratulations to the Gary Sinise Foundation for reaching one million views (and counting) of this great Soaring Valor video from the program's June 2015 visit to the Museum! Read more about Soaring Valor: goo.gl/15FnkH
Congratulations to the Gary Sinise Foundation for reaching one million views and

Soaring Valor (Short Film)

With a hero's welcome, the Gary Sinise Foundation brought WWII veterans and their guardians to The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. One-of-a-kind experie...

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Memorial Day honors those who have given all for country and freedom. Visit The National WWII Museum this Memorial Day weekend to remember these brave men and women. Follow the link below to see the Museum's weekend commemoration schedule and to read about US Marine First Lieutenant Leonard Isacks and others who paid the ultimate price for America.
Memorial Day honors those who have given all for country and freedom

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Museum curator Larry Decuers will accompany Alex Kershaw, best-selling author of “Avenue of Spies” and “The Bedford Boys,” on the October Soldiers & Spies tour of Normandy and Paris: ww2museumtours.org.
Museum resources for the study of the Battle of the Coral Sea -- a key engagement for the Allies in the Pacific war, marking its 75th anniversary this month -- include an eyewitness oral history, a presentation from the 2012 International Conference on World War II, artifacts, and photos.
Museum resources for the study of the Battle of the Coral Sea

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Join renowned historian and best-selling author Donald L. Miller on a journey into some of World War II’s most significant battles, guided by the words of the war’s top correspondents. The Writing the War tour, September 25 to October 3, will make the war you’ve read about come alive.

New bookings before June 2 receive a $1,000 early booking savings plus free airfare from 10 US cities: Los...
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Catch the Fats Waller musical revue "Ain't Misbehavin'" at BB's Stage Door Canteen through June 25. Reserve now: stagedoorcanteen.org
Catch the Fats Waller musical revue Aint Misbehavin at BBs Stage Door
The National WWII Museum is in good company in this FoxNews.com list of top US military museums. How many have you visited? Is there a museum or historic site you'd add to the list?
The National WWII Museum is in good company in this FoxNewscom list

America's top military museums to tour this summer

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Don't take our word for it, "Ain't Misbehavin'" is an "energetic romp," says Nola.com: goo.gl/tAcc6D
Dont take our word for it Aint Misbehavin is an energetic romp
"NBC Nightly News" came aboard PT-305. Reserve your ride or deck tour today: pt305.org
"NBC Nightly News" came aboard PT305 Reserve your ride or deck tour today: pt305org

After Decade of Restoration, World War II Vessel Sets Sail

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The Museum’s Student Leadership Academy for college students and high school junior and seniors offers a full week of studying wartime leadership lessons on our New Orleans campus—plus an exclusive ride on PT-305, a fully restored combat-veteran WWII patrol-torpedo boat. Visit ww2museumtours.org to learn about the itinerary and college-credit options.
The Museums Student Leadership Academy for college students and high school junior
"Ain't Misbehavin'," the Fats Waller musical revue now playing at BB's Stage Door Canteen, "hits all the right notes," says the New Orleans Advocate. Reserve your seats today for dinner or brunch and a show: stagedoorcanteen.org
Aint Misbehavin the Fats Waller musical revue now playing at BBs Stage

Review: Social commentary is under the surface at rollicking 'Ain't Misbehavin'

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Personal stories are at the heart of The National WWII Museum's collection. They are also at the heart of our campus, thanks to thousands of commemorative bricks—each a heartfelt tribute from a family in honor of its WWII story. Some bricks record a veteran's official name, rank, and service branch; others say simply, "Thank you, Dad." However you choose to remember your family's WWII story,...
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Follow the link to the results -- and some great photos -- of the May 13 Robotics Challenge at the Museum. Thanks to all who participated!
Follow the link to the results and some great photos of the

SciTech Tuesday: The National WWII Museum's 2017 Robotics Challenge | The National WWII Museum Blog

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