World War II

Hershel 'Woody' Williams Medal of Honor Speaks

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December 3, 2019 Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams was in conversation with Mark DePue the Oral History at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library . The conversation took place at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Woody Williams is an amazing man, he is the sole remaining World War II Medal of Honor recipient from the Battle […]

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D-Day exhibit

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The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) has a new D-Day exhibit honoring the 75th D-Day Anniversary. The exhibit is titled, “In This Great Struggle: The Greatest Generation Remembers World War II.” The D-Day exhibit opened on June 6, 2019. I had the honor of viewing the exhibit which is built around the audio […]

Volunteer's Reproduced LCVP Landing Craft at World War II Museum

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The National World War II Museum is a wonderful place and the volunteers that work their add a lot to it.  It is especially impressive when efforts of volunteers can bring a boat back to life and that is exactly what volunteers at the National World War II Museum did with the LCVP Amphibious Landing […]

PT Boat Tour!

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Who doesn’t want to tour a PT boat?  When I learned that we could take a tour of a PT boat as part of the World War II museum in New Orleans, I was hooked.  Keith Darcy, the Public Relations Manager arranged a tour for Keith and I so I could cover this wonderful boat […]