49 minutes | Nov 11th 2020

World War II

Just twenty-two years after World War I, the United States became involved in yet another war. On December 7, 1941 Japan bombed Pearl Harbor an action that would forever change the future of the United States. This episode gives a brief overview of the World War II and highlights some of Meeteetse’s service men and women. For a complete list of World War II veterans, please email programs@meeteetsemuseums.org. Original research conducted by Kathleen Holtzer Cover art by Jenna Williams Special thanks to our special guests in this episode: Craig Nelson Author of Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatnesscraig@craignelson.us http://www.craignelson.us/books/pearl-harbor https://bookshop.org/books/pearl-harbor-from-infamy-to-greatness-9781508227298/9781451660500   John C. McManus Curators’ Distinguished Professor of U.S. military history at the Missouri University of Science and TechnologyAuthor of Alamo in the Ardennes: The Untold Story of the American Soldiers Who Made the Defense of Bastogne https://johncmcmanus.com/ https://bookshop.org/books/alamo-in-the-ardennes-the-untold-story-of-the-american-soldiers-who-made-the-defense-of-bastogne-possible/9781681620527 Tyler Bamford Sherry and Alan Leventhal Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy National World War II Museum tyler.bamford@nationalww2museum.org https://www.nationalww2museum.org/contributors/tyler-bamford  Lacey Opdycke Public History Intern at the National Women’s History Museum https://www.womenshistory.org/exhibits/womens-army-corps-female-soldiers-wwii?fbclid=IwAR2ywXCB6KqjNdpjSbjfZ6b4hcHm05kBEU5F0zzdiUleDMUJEfmhbCRrwbE Music and Sound: Voice of Curtis Larsen from 2009 Oral History “Vinyl Rewind” by tasmanianpower “Bumbling” by Pictures of the Floating World “Living in My Memories M (ID 1134)” by Lobo Loco
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