Find out how Adolf Hitler—history’s most notorious villain—used nationalism, fear, and sinister charisma to turn the world upside down. Topics include: Hitler’s Rise, Hitler as Warlord, and Hitler and the Media.BUY CONFERENCE + SYMPOSIUM TICKETS
The Emperor: MacArthur, Hirohito and Ruling Postwar Japan, featuring Richard Frank
The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas - 1939-1945, featuring Sir Max Hastings
The Iron Curtain: The Descent and the Western Response, featuring Alexandra Richie, DPhil
The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American Experience in the war that changed the world — why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today — so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn.
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The International Conference on WWII, presented by Pritzker Military Museum and Library, is a premiere educational gathering of writers, scholars, and enthusiasts for a weekend of talks, panels, and social events centered on the war that changed the world. Hosted in New Orleans by The National WWII Museum, the Conference and Symposium have earned renown as a unique opportunity for amateur historians and the world’s top scholars to engage and interact on topics that have fascinated historians for decades, and are a captivating expression of the Museum’s mission to tell the story of World War II: why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today.