Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts show

Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts

Summary: The Pritzker Military Library, located in Chicago, Illinois, has extensive collections in military history and military fiction, especially those works that illustrate the role of the citizen-soldier. The mission of the library is to build awareness of the importance of the military in our society by facilitating public debate and discussion on the impact of military issues. The Library has an extensive programming schedule. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public. All programs are available as a live webcast and are also archived for later viewing at This master feed will provide all available PML programs including Medal of Honor with Ed Tracy, Front & Center with John Callaway, and Pritzker Military Library Presents series.

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 Tom Hone, The Battle of Midway: The Naval Institute Guide to the U.S. Navy's Greatest Victory | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:29:00

Author Tom Hone visits the Museum & Library to discuss his masterful, all-embracing work detailing both the American and Japanese sides of the pivotal Battle of Midway in World War II.

 Benjamin Runkle: Generals in the Making | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:45

Author Ben Runkle visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book which provides a fascinating history of  the U.S. Army’s greatest World War II Commanders in the years between the Great War and World War 2.

 Major General Brian E. Winski: Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) & Fort Campbell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:50:00

Major General Brian Winski visits the Museum & Library to discuss the 101st Airborne Division and the role of the U.S. Army.

 Ben Nicks, Captain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:51:00

Captain Ben Nicks enlisted in the US Army in 1941, with the understanding that he would serve for one year. Soon after, he was asked to join the Army Air Force. For training, he would travel from Arkansas to Missouri, and to Texas, where he would meet his...

 Howell Malham, PFC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:44:00

PFC Howell Malham served in the US Marine Corps, 22nd Regiment during World War II. He was a combatant in the Battle of Okinawa, in April, 1945. Shortly after the island was "secured", he was hit with a bullet from a Japanese sniper during a "mopping up" mission....

 Richard C. Rung, Motor Machinist's Mate 2nd Class | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:30:00

Born in Buffalo, New York, Rung was drafted to the United States Navy, in 1943 when he was eighteen years old. He had done his basic training at the Sampson Naval Training Base in Geneva, New York. But once his superiors discovered his auto-mechanics background,...

 Paula Thornhill: Demystifying the Modern Military | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:07:58

Author Paula Thornhill visits the Museum & Library to discuss her book about institutions, challenges and evolution in the American military since 1789.

 Dom Errichiello | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:55:00

Landing on Omaha beach, Normandy, on D-Day, June 7, 1944, firing in enemy pillboxes, fighting in the Battle of the Bulge and in the major offensive of Berlin, the teenage Dom Errichiello, of the US Army 1st Infantry Division, 18th Regiment was no stranger...

 Rick Atkinson: The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:02

Author Rick Atkinson returns to the PMML to discuss his latest book titled The British Are Coming, which is the first volume of his new trilogy about the American Revolution.

 Stephen Bourque: Beyond the Beach: The Allied War Against France | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:54

Author Stephen Bourque visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book titled Beyond the Beach, which provides an important analysis of the Allied air war against France in 1944.

 Michael Neiberg: The Treaty of Versailles | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:29

Author Michael Neiberg visits the Museum & Library to detail the events that took place surrounding the Treaty of Versailles.

 Benn Steil: The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:52

Author Benn Steil visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book which provides a detailed recounting of The Marshall Plan which focuses on the critical years of 1947 to 1949.

 Gordon H. Mueller: Everything We Have: D-Day 6.6.'44 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:46:00

Founding President and CEO of The National WWII Museum discusses his new book titled "Everything We Have" written in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

 Tom Conner: War and Remembrance: The Story of ABMC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:37

Author Thomas Conner visits the Museum & Library to discuss the history and practice of the American Battle Monuments Commission.

 Pamela Toler: Women Warriors: An Unexpected History | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:33

Author Pamela Toler visits the Museum & Library to discuss her book which details the stories of women who fought because they wanted to, because they had to, or because they could.


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