Saturday, August 01, 2015

AUG 45 and the "now what?"

For those in striking distance of DC on the 6th and are a WWII buff - you need to clean your schedule for the August 6th.

At the U.S. Navy Memorial, they will be having an all day symposium with the subject; “Endgame: August 1945 in Asia and the Pacific”

Regulars here and Midrats will recognize most of the names.

This is an all-day event that will include presentations from Richard B. Frank, author of Downfall: The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire; prolific naval analyst Norman Friedman; D. M. Giangreco, author of Hell to Pay; David Glantz, author of The Soviet Strategic Offensive in Manchuria, 1945; John T. Kuehn, author of A Military History of Japan; and Richard C. Thornton, author of China: A Political History.

Date and Time: Thursday, 6 August 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Burke Theater, U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004

Get the full details here. Registration is free, but RSVP to

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