National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Category: History

June 5, 2024

80th Anniversary of D-Day: Meet John Gleeson

May 28, 2024

Native Hawaiian Voices: Herbert Pililaʻau

May 17, 2024

Honoring a Hero’s Legacy: Dennis Pugh

April 11, 2024

U.S. Navy Submarines: “The Silent Service”

March 20, 2024

Inspiring Women of Operation Iraqi Freedom

March 13, 2024

The Role of K9s in the Military: A Powerful Partnership

February 16, 2024

Jon Schueler: World War II B-17 Navigator

February 15, 2024

Celebrating Black History: Sgt. Thomas W. Newton

January 30, 2024

The Most Daring Raid of World War II

January 19, 2024

Battle of the Bulge Heroes

November 20, 2023

Native American Voices: Colonel Gregory “Pappy” Boyington

October 30, 2023

An Unbreakable Bond: Hudner and Brown

September 22, 2023

Service Before Self: Heroism in the U.S. Air Force

August 9, 2023

NVMM Reads: “The Rifle” and “What War Did to Us”

August 4, 2023

U.S. Coast Guard: “Always Ready” since 1790

July 24, 2023

Korean War Hero: Staff Sergeant Hiroshi Miyamura

June 14, 2023

“This We’ll Defend:” 248 Years of the U.S. Army

June 8, 2023

Get to Know the U.S. Navy Blue Angels

May 30, 2023

Marine Corps Trailblazer: Major Kurt Chew-Een Lee

March 23, 2023

Women in Vietnam: Sharon Ann Lane

March 17, 2023

A Journey of Women in the Marines

March 9, 2023

Women in Uniform: Serving at Sea

February 16, 2023

Pioneering Black Army Units in World War II

February 9, 2023

Presidents who served in the Military

February 3, 2023

Discovering Black History

January 12, 2023

A Look Back at the Persian Gulf War

December 9, 2022

Army-Navy Game: A 132-Year Rivalry

December 7, 2022

Pearl Harbor Heroes

November 28, 2022

Native American Voices: First Sergeant Pascal Poolaw

November 10, 2022

U.S. Marine Corps Stories of Service: Dorrance Kelly

November 10, 2022

“Always Faithful:” Celebrating 247 Years of the U.S. Marine Corps

October 13, 2022

U.S. Navy: On Watch for 247 Years

October 12, 2022

NVMM Reads: “Give Me a Fast Ship”

October 4, 2022

Honor and Fidelity: “The Borinqueneers”

September 15, 2022

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

August 12, 2022

Who were the Navajo Code Talkers?

July 25, 2022

Legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers

July 15, 2022

Museum Visionary: John Glenn

July 4, 2022

America’s Fight for Independence

July 1, 2022

This Month in History (July 1-30)

June 16, 2022

NVMM Reads: “The Juneteenth Story”

June 13, 2022

Korean War: “The Forgotten War”

June 9, 2022

Innovator in Aerial Combat: Admiral John Thach, U.S. Navy

June 3, 2022

This Month in History (June 4-30)

May 27, 2022

The History of Memorial Day

May 9, 2022

“Go For Broke:” Stories from the 442nd Regimental Combat Team

May 1, 2022

This Month in History (May 1-30)

April 1, 2022

This Month in History (April 2-26)

March 1, 2022

This Month in History (March 1-29)

February 11, 2022

The Role of African Americans in World War I

February 9, 2022

African American Heroism in World War II

February 8, 2022

The Red Tails: African American Pioneers

February 3, 2022

NVMM Reads: “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History”

February 1, 2022

This Month in History (February 1-28)

January 27, 2022

Memory, Dignity, Justice: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 19, 2022

Popcorn throughout the World Wars

January 7, 2022

This Month in History (January 8-28)

December 21, 2021

What was the World War I Christmas Truce?

December 10, 2021

NVMM Reads: “Silent Night: The Remarkable Christmas Truce of 1914”

December 1, 2021

This Month in History (December 1-24)

November 9, 2021

Native American Servicewomen: Yesterday and Today

November 9, 2021

This Month in History (November 3-27)

November 4, 2021

The Role of Candy in the Military

November 3, 2021

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

October 29, 2021

Celebrating Cats in the Military

October 25, 2021

This Week in History (October 25-31)

October 18, 2021

This Week in History (October 18-24)

October 11, 2021

This Week in History (October 11-17)

October 4, 2021

This Week in History (October 4-10)

September 28, 2021

This Week in History (September 27-30)

September 21, 2021

This Week in History (September 20-26)

September 14, 2021

This Week in History (September 13-19)

September 7, 2021

This Week in History (September 6-12)

August 30, 2021

This Week in History (September 1-5)

August 24, 2021

This Week in History (August 21-29)

August 17, 2021

This Week in History (August 15-21)

August 10, 2021

The 1919 Inter-Allied Games

August 9, 2021

This Week in History (August 8-14)

August 2, 2021

This Week in History (August 1-7)

July 26, 2021

This Week in History (July 26-31)

The Storming of Ft. Wagner

July 18, 2021

Who was the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment?

May 6, 2021

National Nurses Week

April 25, 2021

Origins of the Spanish-American War

April 23, 2021

Veteran Voices: Operation Eagle Claw

April 16, 2021

Korean War: Battle of Pork Chop Hill (Hill 255)

April 12, 2021

Truman-MacArthur Controversy

April 6, 2021

The U.S. Enters The Great War

March 14, 2021

World War II Pioneer: Lieutenant Colonel Harriet West Waddy, U.S. Army

March 2, 2021

Celebrating Women’s History Month

February 18, 2021

The Tuskegee Airmen at Selfridge Field, Michigan | Images by Gordon Parks

February 17, 2021

Battle of Monte Cassino

February 15, 2021

World War I Medal of Honor Recipient: Corporal Freddie Stowers

February 8, 2021

Siah Hulett Carter: USS Monitor Sailor

February 1, 2021

Honoring Black History Month

January 30, 2021

USS Monitor: The First Union Ironclad

January 26, 2021

Reflection on the Battle of the Bulge: 76 Years Later

December 26, 2020

Battle of Trenton

December 19, 2020

Wreaths Across America

December 16, 2020

Battle of the Bulge: The Greatest American Battle of the War

December 14, 2020

Battle of Fredericksburg

December 7, 2020

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

September 2, 2020

75th Anniversary of V-J Day

August 26, 2020

Women’s Equality Day

August 13, 2020

National Navajo Code Talkers Day

August 6, 2020

Remembering the Battle of Guadalcanal

July 21, 2020

Buffalo Soldiers Day: July 28

June 10, 2020

Happy 245th Birthday to the U.S. Army

May 26, 2020

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 21, 2020

Lessons from Our Greatest Generation

May 19, 2020

Remembering Annie Glenn

May 13, 2020

Armed Forces Day

May 10, 2020

75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

March 26, 2020

75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

D-Day Presenter Panel

June 10, 2019

Remembering D-Day: 75 Years Later

TUES-SUN 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.
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