Veterans Day is a moment to pay respect and show support for our nation's veterans. This year, the National Museum of the Pacific War (NMPW) will hold an onsite program in Fredericksburg at the museum's Memorial Courtyard on Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m. The program will also be livestreamed to YouTube and Facebook. NMPW offers free admission on Veterans Day for all veterans and all who are...
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Text by Heather McBride, THC Senior Communications Specialist, video by Patrick Hughey
The National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, by its nature, recalls violence, destruction and loss – the price of war paid with human life. But the museum’s Japanese Garden of Peace provides a tranquil oasis for solace and reflection.
On Monday, April 30, the museum held a...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 7:58am
By Rich Koone, Education Director, National Museum of the Pacific War
During World War II, more than 2.5 million African American men registered for the draft. Of these, 1.2 million served in the military during the war. During their time in the military, they experienced discrimination, served in segregated units, and had segregated facilities. Despite this, they met the challenge and...