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Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts

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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

By AngryTime.com - Jan 01 2010
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Many will look back on this and be grateful.

iTunes Ratings

97 Ratings
Average Ratings
78
9
3
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

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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.

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

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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

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Rank #3: 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 #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: 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

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Rank #7: Benn Steil: The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

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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.

Jun 07 2019

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Rank #8: Edwin Fizer, Montford Point Marine

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Fizer was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1925 where he experienced racial prejudice. When he heard about the Marine Corps accepting blacks’ enlistment during World War II, he took that opportunity, at the age of seventeen.
The commanders at Montford...

Feb 22 2019

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Rank #9: The Big Red One on D-Day

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Paul Herbert is joined by authors Joseph Balkoski, John C. McManus, and Steven Zaloga for this discussion of the U.S. Army First Infantry Division's impressive service during World War II, with particular focus on their role in the D-Day landings at Normandy.

Feb 27 2015

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Rank #10: Michael Robbins: Lest We Forget

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Lest We Forget with Michael Robbins

Apr 13 2018

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Rank #11: 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 #12: 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

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Rank #13: 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 #14: 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 #15: 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

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Rank #16: SEAL: The Unspoken Sacrifice

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Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward discusses the SEAL experience with documentary photographer Stephanie Freid-Perenchio and SEAL Mike Martin in celebration of the Museum & Library's new exhibit, SEAL The Unspoken Sacrifice.

May 01 2015

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Rank #17: 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

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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

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Rank #19: "The Fiction of War," with Tim O'Brien and Karl Marlantes

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An insightful discussion by Vietnam veterans and award-winning fiction writers Tim O'Brien and Karl Marlantes on the subjects of literature, war, politics, and writing. Sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and presented as part of the Museum & Library's...

Apr 03 2015

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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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