Friends of the National World War II Memorial

Friends of the National World War II Memorial

Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends), based in Washington, D.C., is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to teaching lessons of yesterday to unite generations of tomorrow. Founded in 2007 by the creators of the National World War II Memorial, Friends brings Americans of all backgrounds and ages together for national ceremonies and experiences at the Memorial and for online educational programs centered around the themes of American unity, shared values and ideals, and the spirit of community, inspiring them with timeless stories of sacrifice, dedication, and valor.

All Episodes

Book Talk, Hang Tough - Jared Frederick and Erik Dorr December 2020 Virtual Education Conference

Dec 8

34 min 57 sec

The Ghost Mountain Boys: Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea Friends of the National World War II Memorial 6th Annual Teachers Conference

Dec 1

33 min 5 sec

The Creation of the National World War II Memorial - Rolland Kidder Friends of the National World War II Memorial November 2021 Virtual Education Conference

Nov 24

27 min 28 sec

The Tuskegee Legacy - Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, USAF Ret.; Charlene E. McGee Smith, Ph.D.; Yvonne McGee, Ronald McGee Friends of the National World War II Memorial 6th Annual Teachers Conference

Nov 17

32 min 57 sec

A Train Near Magdeburg - Matthew Rozell Friends of the National World War II Memorial September 2021 Virtual Education Conference

Nov 10

40 min 9 sec

The Hidden Legacy of World War II - Carol Schultz Vento Friends of the World War II Memorial October 2021 Virtual Education Conference

Nov 3

25 min 52 sec

Home Alive by ‘45 - Erin Coggins Friends of the National World War II Memorial 6th Annual Teachers Conference

Oct 27

27 min 48 sec

My Father’s Son, At Last - Ken Underwood Friends of the World War II Memorial 6th Annual Teachers Conference

Oct 20

41 min 45 sec

Coming Home: Getting Back to Normalcy and Looking Back - David Traill Friends of the World War II Memorial 6th Annual Teachers Conference

Oct 13

28 min 41 sec

Stories Behind The Stars Telling The Stories Of ALL 400,000+ US WWII Fallen - Don Milne

Oct 6

34 min

World War II On America’s Doorstep! U-Boats Off The Mid-Atlantic Coast Tane Casserley September 2021 Virtual Education Conference

Sep 29

20 min 16 sec

A conversation with WWII Veteran Dave Yoho September 2021 Virtual Education Conference

Sep 22

30 min 34 sec

Battle Of The Bulge - WWII Veteran Harry Miller Friends of the National World War II Memorial Virtual Education Conference

Sep 15

23 min 42 sec

Dispatches Of D-Day: A People’s History Of The Normandy Invasion - Jared Frederick Friends of the National World War II Memorial 6th Annual Teachers Conference

Aug 25

29 min 51 sec

Coming Home The African American Experience - John McCaskill

Aug 18

38 min 47 sec

Against All Odds - Alex Kershaw

Aug 11

39 min 5 sec

Friends of the National World War II Memorial 6th Annual Teachers Conference

Aug 4

1 hr 16 min

FDR's 1944 D - Day Prayer - Lee Ann Potter And Jeff Urbin

Jun 16

26 min 11 sec

Fleet Admiral Chester W Nimitz - Rear Admiral John Bitoff, USN Retired by Friends of the National World War II Memorial

Mar 25

51 min 52 sec

Douglas MacArthur As Military Leader - Chris Kolakowski by Friends of the National World War II Memorial

Mar 25

28 min 22 sec

The Manzanar National Historic Site - Ted White by Friends of the National World War II Memorial

Mar 25

20 min 28 sec

The Kitchen Front - Jennifer Ryan by Friends of the National World War II Memorial

Mar 25

48 min 15 sec

Patriots From The Barrio - Dave Gutierrez by Friends of the National World War II Memorial

Mar 25

30 min 35 sec

Pacific Oceans 11 - Liesl Bradner And John Knight by Friends of the National World War II Memorial

Mar 25

20 min 3 sec