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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.

Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts Pritzker Military Library

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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.

    USS Olympia

    USS Olympia

    From the Battle of Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War to its final mission to carry the body of the Unknown Soldier from France to the United States in 1921, USS Olympia represents the United States's emergence as a world naval power.

    Keynote Discussion with 2019 Pritzker Literature Award Recipient Dr. John Morrow, Jr.: Overlooked Aspects of the Battle of the Bulge

    Keynote Discussion with 2019 Pritzker Literature Award Recipient Dr. John Morrow, Jr.: Overlooked Aspects of the Battle of the Bulge

    2019 Literature Award recipient, Dr. John Morrow, Jr. discusses some of
    the lesser-known aspects of the Battle of the Bulge in honor of its 75th anniversary.

    The First World War with Hew Strachan & Anthony Beevor

    The First World War with Hew Strachan & Anthony Beevor

    In this episode of Citizen Soldier, the preeminent scholar of WWI, Sir Hew Strachan, sits down with WWII historian Sir Antony Beevor to discuss the world’s first truly global conflict.

    Capturing the Faces of War: DASPO Photographers in Vietnam

    Capturing the Faces of War: DASPO Photographers in Vietnam

    Presented in conjunction with the opening of the Museum & Library's new FACES OF WAR exhibit, veterans of the Department of the Army Special Photographic Office (DASPO) Pacific Detachment discuss the vital role played by these elite special operations teams...

    The American Revolution, with David Hackett Fischer & Rick Atkinson

    The American Revolution, with David Hackett Fischer & Rick Atkinson

    Pulitzer Prize and Pritzker Literature Award winning authors David Hackett Fischer and Rick Atkinson discuss their work as military historians, with a focus on the American War for Independence. Supported by sponsors of the 2015 Liberty Gala.

    Enemy in the Vietnam War: Tim O'Brien & Karl Marlantes

    Enemy in the Vietnam War: Tim O'Brien & Karl Marlantes

    In this episode of Citizen Soldier, renown authors and Vietnam veterans, Tim O’Brien and Karl Marlantes, discuss the difficult moral questions that go hand-in-hand with military conflicts as well as the concept of dehumanizing the “enemy”. These veteran...

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
136 Ratings

136 Ratings

Nadir_E ,

Great Interviews / Presentations

While not every podscast has been of interest to me, many that seemed like they wouldn't be turned out to be of great interest. I wish I was closer to the Pritzker so I could attend some of these events in person.

Arnold Howard ,

Top military history podcast

This is far and away the best military history podcast in the world. I feel that I’m at your museum with you during your lectures.

The Medal of Honor recipients are always interesting. I cried with the nurse who remembered Vietnam. I laughed with Jack Lucas, the Iwo Jima veteran who saw the lighter side of life.

Don’t change the way you do anything. Keep up the good work.

deadchipmunk82748493 ,

Used to be brilliant

This channel used to be the best military history choice on iTunes. it has gotten very very poor of late and is completely unlistenable. RIP.

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