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Located in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is open to the public with live events and a collection of books, art, and artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history. This master feed will provide all available Library programs including events with award-winning authors, interviews with Medal of Honor recipients, and panel discussions on military issues. To view more than 300 previous Library programs, visit pritzkermilitary.org.

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Located in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is open to the public with live events and a collection of books, art, and artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history. This master feed will provide all available Library programs including events with award-winning authors, interviews with Medal of Honor recipients, and panel discussions on military issues. To view more than 300 previous Library programs, visit pritzkermilitary.org.

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Great interviews

By Bill koeppe - Mar 23 2013
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The Medal of Honor interviews are a great insight into a warrior and valor.

Archive of Heroes

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Many will look back on this and be grateful.

iTunes Ratings

105 Ratings
Average Ratings
81
13
4
1
6

Great interviews

By Bill koeppe - Mar 23 2013
Read more
The Medal of Honor interviews are a great insight into a warrior and valor.

Archive of Heroes

By AngryTime.com - Jan 01 2010
Read more
Many will look back on this and be grateful.
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Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts

Latest release on Jan 24, 2020

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Rank #1: Medal of Honor Recipient Ryan Pitts Interview

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Former Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts, the ninth living recipient of the United States' highest award for valor from the Afghan War, shares his unique and inspiring story of service and sacrifice.

Aug 24 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #2: Medal of Honor Recipient Gary Beikirch Interview

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Vietnam veteran, former Army Special Forces medic, and Medal of Honor recipient Gary Beikirch shares his experiences in the military and offers lessons learned from a life of public service

Jul 06 2018

1hr 17mins

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Rank #3: Jerome William Adler, Combat Infantryman

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Jerome William Adler was born on March 26, 1931 to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Adler in Jersey City, New Jersey. He entered into active service with the United States Army on July 24, 1951.

Oct 28 2016

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Rank #4: Stephen Moore: Uncommon Valor

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Author Stephen Moore discusses his book about the highly covert Vietnam War-era Study and Observation Group.

Mar 01 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #5: Never Forget: Antony Beevor and Rick Atkinson

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Scholars like Beevor and Atkinson have answered the highest calling of the military historian: to not only document and preserve our history, but to impart the profound perspective that the true lessons of the past lie in the evolution of human conflict. And...

Jan 27 2017

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Rank #6: Leroy Steinke, 1st Lieutenant

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A decision to enroll Leroy Steinke in Saint Joseph Military Academy (Hays, Kansas) during high school lead to a lifetime of military experiences, including leading a platoon through Italy, France, and North Africa during WWII, eight years with the Army reserves...

Sep 16 2016

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Rank #7: Max Boot: The Road Not Taken

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Author Max Boot returns to the Pritzker Military Museum & Library to talk about his book "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam"

May 11 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #8: Ann Todd - OSS Operation Black Mail

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Author Ann Todd visits the Museum & Library to discuss her book about a WWII spy who practiced psych-ops. Sponsored by the United States Naval Institute.

Jul 20 2018

2hr

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Rank #9: Michael Robbins: Lest We Forget

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Lest We Forget with Michael Robbins

Apr 13 2018

1hr 14mins

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Rank #10: Keith Nightingale, Colonel

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Knowing that he’d join the Army after college, Col. Keith Nightingale built a storied career in the military, beginning with two tours in Vietnam, and going through Grenada, and Iran, to a position in the Department of Defense Interagency Counterdrug Task...

Nov 18 2016

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Rank #11: Walter Sobel, Lieutenant

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Walter Sobel, despite already being an accomplished architect from Chicago, signed up for the Navy prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, experiencing attacks by kamikaze pilots on the deck of the USS New Mexico in Lingayen Gulf.

Mar 27 2013

2hr 22mins

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Rank #12: Max Hastings & Rick Atkinson: The Embedded Journalist and Military History

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Sponsored by Norwich University. Pritzker Military Library and Norwich University present a discussion between two highly respected historians and journalists, Rick Atkinson and Sir Max Hastings about the role that embedded journalists play in military history....

Aug 29 2014

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Rank #13: Richard T. Lockhart, Corporal

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Richard T. Lockhart, who enlisted in the army from Purdue University's ROTC program in 1942, was captured by the German Army when his unit was forced to surrender during the Battle of the Bulge.

Jul 25 2013

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Rank #14: Donald Stoker: Clausewitz, His Life and Work

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Military historian Donald Stoker discusses his perceptive biography of Carl von Clausewitz, which moves skillfully between Clausewitz's career as a soldier and his work as a theoretician and author.

Dec 29 2017

1hr

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Rank #15: Max Hastings: VIETNAM: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975

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Sir Max Hastings returns to the Museum & Library to discuss his latest book on the Vietnam War

Dec 14 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #16: George J. Havelka, Military Police

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George Havelka, who served as a Military Police Officer (MP) from 1966 - 1968, experienced heavy combat during his service in Viet Nam, including with the Tet Offensive.

Aug 16 2013

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Rank #17: James McPherson 2007 Literature Award Luncheon

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James M. McPherson was born in North Dakota and grew up in Minnesota, where he attended Gustavus Adolphus College and graduated magna cum laude in 1958. He did his graduate study in history at the Johns Hopkins University, where he received his Ph.D. with...

Oct 05 2007

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Rank #18: Jason Redman: The Trident

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Jason Redman, a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL lieutenant who served in Colombia, Peru, Afghanistan, and Iraq, discusses his book "The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader."

Jun 15 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #19: Steve Mahoney, Colonel, Airfield Commander

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Col. Steve Mahoney served as Command Inspector General, Pennsylvania National Guard; Director of Operations at Army Aviation Support Facility Pennsylvania National Guard; Installation Commander as Base Operations Commander in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Sep 02 2016

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Rank #20: Gordon H. Mueller: Everything We Have: D-Day 6.6.'44

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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.

May 31 2019

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