National WWII Museum (Louisiana)

The History Mom

World War II is etched in our history books as “the greatest generation” – those who left their family and country to fight for freedom during humanity’s darkest hours. The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana is a stunning tribute to make sure we never forget the sacrifices these men and women made so we can be free today.


America entered the ongoing war against the Axis powers after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. For the next four years, American men and women trained, fought, and worked towards ultimate victory. From women taking to the factories on the home front to the men who became elite soldiers, World War II is the most pivotal event of the 20th century.There are many museums, memorials, and commemorations to WWII across the nation, and this museum, founded in 2000 as the National D-Day Museum, is a…

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