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Dec 12, 2014, 17:50 ET
Nat'l WWII Museum Opens Newest Exhibit Pavilion Dec. 13. (PRNewsFoto/National WWII Museum)

Campaigns of Courage: European and Pacific Theaters

 Just 70 years ago the fate of the world hung by a thread. America was fighting a two-front war against Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan....

Jan 23, 2014, 11:30 ET
A rendering of the National WWII Museum's upcoming Monuments Men Gallery which will tell the story of the men and women who saved cultural treasures from Nazi destruction. The "Monuments Men," a group of museum curators and art experts from 13 nations are also the subject of a major motion picture to be released February 17, 2014, which is based on the best-selling non-fiction book by Museum Board of Trustees member Robert Edsel.  (PRNewsFoto/National WWII Museum)

The National WWII Museum to Unveil New, Permanent Monuments Men Gallery

 The story of the men and women who saved cultural treasures from Nazi destruction will be featured in a major gallery inside The National...

Nov 11, 2013, 08:00 ET
The new "Train Car Experience" at The National WWII Museum includes a replica Pullman car and interactive elements to simulate going off to war.  (PRNewsFoto/The National WWII Museum)

All Aboard! National WWII Museum Opens New Train Exhibit

 This Veterans Day, The National WWII Museum debuts its latest immersive exhibit that unfolds on a stationary train modeled after the iconic...

Jan 13, 2013, 15:21 ET
Luke Jackson, the Alabama "Salute to Freedom Winner" accompanies a WWII veteran at the opening of the WWII Museum's new US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center.

Let Freedom Ring - A Growing National WWII Museum Opens Newest Building

 The National WWII Museum celebrated the next milestone in its $325 million expansion with a Grand Opening ceremony for the new US Freedom...

Nov 07, 2012, 17:07 ET

Guardians of Freedom and Hand Knitters: National WWII Museum Marks Veterans Day with Weekend of Observance and Commemoration

 The National WWII Museum in New Orleans is commemorating Veterans Day with a weekend filled with events honoring veterans of all eras who have...

Oct 23, 2012, 13:22 ET

"Thank You for My Freedom" - The National WWII Museum Deploys Social Media to Support Our Veterans

 Aimed at garnering a million thanks for US military veterans, from those who served during WWII to current day, The National WWII Museum...

Aug 01, 2012, 16:14 ET

Recalling London's "Lost Olympics" National WWII Museum Highlights History of Olympics in Wartime

 Hosting the Summer Games require years of planning and millions of dollars. Stadiums are built, funds raised, posters painted, tickets...

May 25, 2012, 16:16 ET

National WWII Museum Marks Memorial Day with Special Commemoration Honoring Fallen Service Members

 To commemorate the brave men and women who lost their lives ensuring our nation's freedom, and stress to all Americans the importance of...

Mar 22, 2012, 12:17 ET

Topping Out and Digging In - A Growing National WWII Museum Celebrates Two Major Milestones for Its Expansion

The National WWII Museum marks the next phase of its $300 million expansion at a special morning ceremony March 22 when the uppermost piece of...

Jan 25, 2012, 15:50 ET

A Real "Red Tail" for The National WWII Museum

With George Lucas' Red Tails soaring at the box office, The National WWII Museum announces its acquisition and restoration of a P-51 Mustang, the...

Dec 06, 2011, 10:40 ET

National WWII Museum Observes 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor with Special Line-up of Events

  The National WWII Museum is inviting the public to share a day filled with observations and an exhibition opening on Wednesday,...

May 11, 2011, 12:57 ET
Visitors to can get ideas from The National WWII Museum in New Orleans on how to observe the day in their communities.  (PRNewsFoto/The National WWII Museum in New Orleans)

National WWII Museum Poll Shows 80 Percent of Americans Unfamiliar With Memorial Day's Real Meaning

What is Memorial Day? A new poll commissioned by The National WWII Museum reveals the nation is in danger of forgetting. Eighty percent of all...

Jul 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

'When Baseball Went To War' Conference, Exhibition Comes to Bat in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning November 9, The National World War II Museum in New Orleans will premier a fascinating conference...