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 www.pritzkermilitarylibrary.org. 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.
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.
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 Winski visits the Museum & Library to discuss the 101st Airborne Division and the role of the U.S. Army.
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...
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....
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,...
Author Paula Thornhill visits the Museum & Library to discuss her book about institutions, challenges and evolution in the American military since 1789.
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...
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.
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.
Author Michael Neiberg visits the Museum & Library to detail the events that took place surrounding the Treaty of Versailles.
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.
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.
Author Thomas Conner visits the Museum & Library to discuss the history and practice of the American Battle Monuments Commission.
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.