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Special Exhibit: Operation Torch, Avalanche & Citadel

June 01, 2013 - April 30, 2014
Venue: Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home
Address: 200 SE Fourth Street, Abilene, KS 67410
Time: From: 9:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Admission: Admission Charged
Email: eisenhower.library@nara.gov
Phone: 785-263-6700
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WWII REMEMBERED: LEADERS, BATTLES & HEROES Museum Temporary Gallery June 2013 - December 2016 Political and social culture of Allies and Axis Powers Biographical information on the key players Overview of primary weapons, vehicles, and hardware used by each side The Air War in Europe (1942/3 - 1945) The Battle of the Atlantic (1942/3 - 1945) The Ritchie Boys, the Tuskegee Airmen, the Native American Code Talkers, and the real life women who inspired "Rosie the Riveter"...to name a few! COMMEMORATIVE ANNIVERSARY EXHIBIT SUPPLEMENTS Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 • Operation Torch (North Africa) • Operation Avalanche (Italy) • Operation Citadel (Western Russia) Summer 2014 - Fall 2014 • Operation Overlord (D-Day/France) • Operation Bagration (Eastern Europe) • Operation Ichi-Go (China) • Operation Forager (Mariana Islands) Winter 2014 - Summer 2015 • The Ardennes / Rhineland Campaign • The Berlin Strategic Offensive • Operation Detachment (Iwo Jima) • Operation Iceberg (Okinawa) Fall 2015 - Fall/Winter 2016 • Nuremberg Trials and Tokyo War Crimes Trials BE YE MEN OF VALOUR: THE ALLIES OF WORLD WAR II Library Temporary Gallery October 2013 - December 2016 Exploration of important victories, defeats, personalities and causes associated with the smaller Allied nations Insight into the strategic breakthroughs occurring thanks to the Polish, Norwegian, Czech, and many more Efforts of the mainland European nations to resist German invasion prior to Soviet and American entries into the war Resistance groups contributing to Allied victories through sabotage, intelligence-gathering, propaganda, uprisings and direct military action